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Who Pays for Sober Living?

Finding safe and stable housing is a major influencing factor in achieving long-term sobriety. Sober living has been associated with significant improvements in the lives of people trying to stay sober and increased their odds of staying sober. This is important because recovery requires continual effort to sustain recovery. But, who pays for sober living? …
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What is Sober Living?

While different from rehab, sober living homes can have an integral part in the recovery process and have been shown to support the recovery process according to researchers. They provide a safe and structured environment for people in early recovery as they are getting used to living a life of sobriety. This blog provides an overview …
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Trauma Pushes Many First Responders Towards Addiction

The scene was horrific. It was the worst accident they’d seen in years. Two cars. One totaled. Three dead – including two kids. Linda, one of the responding paramedics, helped transport the two deceased children. Her partner, Rob, did what he could to console the surviving mom. Devan was on the fire engine that responded …
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Here’s What You Need to Know About EMDR Therapy

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, and the therapeutic approach is more common than you might think. On TV shows, it’s typically the following scene: A therapist talks to the client as the client looks directly into a light while following the therapist’s hand. Simply put, EMDR is designed to help a person …
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One More Reason to Quit Smoking: Better Mental Health

“I can’t quit smoking now. My life is too stressful.” “It relaxes me.” Some of the most common excuses to continue smoking are myths. It can be a hard habit to break – that’s true. But people often think that smoking will help them calm down or help them relax. They reach for a cigarette …
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5 Tips for Supporting Someone Who Just Got Out of Rehab

My wife is finally getting out of rehab today. She’s beaten her addiction; now everything can go back to normal. I’m ready for things to be like they were before she started abusing pain medication. When someone you love gets out of rehab, you naturally want to be a solid member of their support system. …
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Recovery Stories: My Advice to Anyone Who’s Starting Over

When I close my eyes, I can vividly remember the day when “starting over” became a reality. It was July 2013. I was about to be released from prison after serving four years for a DUI with bodily injury conviction. During the time I was incarcerated, I served the first 22 months at a medium-security …
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My Personal Experience Living in a Therapeutic Community

Drug addiction is a complex disease that affects every aspect of a person’s life, and continuous, life-long care is needed in order for that person to be able to maintain success in sobriety. Thankfully, a wide range of treatment options and support services are available to those struggling with addiction, with Therapeutic Communities (TC) being …
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Should I Relocate to Get Sober?

Treatment is the first step to getting sober, but for many, leaving treatment presents another significant challenge—where to live? Many people who exit treatment find themselves virtually homeless and in need of a safe, sober place to stay. For some, the best option for continued sobriety is to relocate, but the decision depends on a …
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