Sisters embrace at airport after following sobriety tips for the holidays

Successful Sobriety Tips for the Holiday Season

With Thanksgiving now behind us, it’s only a matter of time before Christmas is here. For some of us, the holidays allow us to enjoy the rest and relaxation we need in the comfort of family and friends we love. For others, though, the holiday season may be marked by grief, regret, or loss.It’s important…

a man struggles to break the patterns of his addiction

6 Patterns of Addiction and How to Break Them

When you’re struggling with a substance abuse disorder, it can be difficult to break the individual habits that brought you to addiction on your own. Professional help is sometimes necessary for you to make the little changes you need to focus on in order to find true sobriety. The patterns that you are operating within…

a diverse group of people play a recovery game in group therapy for addiction treatment

5 Recovery Games for Groups

Group therapy in recovery isn’t always easy. It can be difficult sometimes to break the ice and encourage open discussion within a group, particularly if it’s new. For many, games can help a group overcome that initial awkwardness. When you provide a space where adults in treatment can be themselves and talk freely without judgment,…

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How Much Do Halfway Houses Cost?

Addiction recovery is a process that takes time. If you only complete part of a program and leave rehab early, your likelihood of relapsing is much greater than if you finish strong. If we continue this train of thought, you might think that going straight from rehab back to your regular living situation might not…

what is a halfway house

What Is a Halfway House For?

The steps of recovery don’t come to a screeching halt after completing a substance abuse treatment program. Although completing a program should be celebrated, you still need to adjust to life without treatment in an environment that will never be controlled the way a facility is. You’ve worked hard, no matter the circumstances, to make…