Staying Sober

On Your Own But Not Alone: The Truth About Staying Sober

Staying Sober with Support and Tools Most questions defy easy answers. Here’s an example: “is it possible to beat substance addiction on your own?” Some will reply with a “yes,” others with a fervent “no.” Here’s the not-so-simple truth: Achieving lasting recovery is up to the individual, when all is said and done. Just as […]

Sober Living Santa Monica

Coastal Vibe Enhances Sober Living Santa Monica

Sober Living Santa Monica “Those who live by the sea can hardly form a single thought of which the sea would not be part”                                                                ~Hermann Broch Anyone who has spent time in the presence of the seashore knows the mystical quality it possesses.  The rhythmic undulation of the waves as they crash upon the shore, […]

Sober Living San Diego

Sober Living San Diego

Locating a Quality Sober Living San Diego Area Rebuilding your life after rehab requires time and lots of patience.  The old, destructive addict lifestyle is being replaced slowly but surely with new, healthy habits, a clearer head, and a renewed commitment to achieve the joyful life you are meant to live. The transitional period that […]

How to Help a Loved One Coming Out of Rehab

How to Help a Loved One Coming Out of Rehab

How to Help a Loved One Coming Out of Rehab Arguably, one of the most exciting and terrifying moments in an individuals life is leaving the safe and supportive confines of a treatment center. When your loved one leaves a substance abuse rehabilitation center they are stepping into a world of danger unarmed. It may […]

Motivation for Recovery from Addiction

Motivation for Recovery from Addiction

Motivation for Recovery from Addiction Dealing with addiction is often a very painful and difficult time for many people. It is very important to believe that while it is difficult, you can stay sober and regain your life. An important step is to find your motivations and to remind yourself of the reasons you wish to […]

tips to prevent relapse

Tips to Prevent Relapse

Tips to Prevent Relapse on Drugs and Alcohol Recovering from alcohol and drug addiction is no easy task. Making the decision to stay clean and sober may be easy, but sticking to it can be hard. Part of this difficulty arises from temptation from friends and even family; especially when it comes to alcohol. Alcohol […]

Addiction Relapse Triggers

Addiction Relapse Triggers

Addiction Relapse Triggers Overcoming a drug addiction is a slow process that involves retraining your brain to cope without drugs. While you’re going through drug addiction rehab, it’s important to keep in mind that experiencing strong cravings is common, especially at first. You can help lower your risk of having these cravings by staying away from […]

Coping with The Holidays in Recovery

Coping with The Holidays in Recovery

Coping with The Holidays in Recovery The Holidays can be a stressful time for all involved from spending too much time socializing to rushing around trying to fit everything in, the busyness and stress can get to the best of us. There are ways you can de-stress naturally during the holiday season to make sure […]

Managing Addiction

The Role of Environment in Contributing to and Managing Addiction

Managing Addiction in a Sober Living Environment For those with alcohol dependence or substance abuse issues, addiction causes changes in the metabolism and basic functioning of the brain, asserts the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Additionally, the incidence of other related health problems grows, and treatment often becomes the only course of action. However, understanding […]