Top Rated Austin Recovery Programs

April 13, 2020 in bad habit, becoming sober, drug rehab, extended care, extended living, Sober Homes Austin

Not all Austin recovery programs offer the same rate of success in beating addiction. If you’re looking for the last treatment center you’ll ever enter, BWSL is the right call. We’re not a revolving door treatment facility, rather we believe that by providing quality care the first time, patients can achieve their goals in long-term recovery. Continue reading »

Last Minute Tips for Sober Thanksgiving Fun

November 12, 2019 in Blog, extended care, extended living, Sober Home, Sober Homes Austin, Sober Living, staying sober

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Thanksgiving Kicksoff the Holiday Season every year

Thanksgiving is a time when family and friends get together, enjoy food and drink, and think about their blessings. This holiday feast seems like a time that everyone can look forward to, but for people in recovery from an addiction, Thanksgiving can be very stressful. Continue reading »

How to Find Work During Aftercare

September 29, 2019 in 12 step, addiction recovery, addiction treatment, Adventure Therapy, Adventure Therpay, Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Treatment, Alcoholism, austin, Austin addiction recovery programs, Ayahuasca Addiction, bad habit, becoming sober, Blog, Cannabidiol, depression, Depression, drug rehab, extended care, extended living, goals, habits, Intensive Outpatient Program, IOP, Rehab Hawaii, Sober Living, Tech Addiction, Video Gaming Addiction

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Ways to Find Work After Rehab

If you’ve recently progressed through alcohol or drug rehab and have learned how to cope with and manage your addiction, you should feel like a new person. Getting through drug or alcohol treatment can be difficult and will invariably come with numerous obstacles that need to be overcome. Continue reading »

Sober Living – What, Why and How to Choose

September 12, 2019 in addiction recovery, Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Treatment, Alcoholism, Depression, drug rehab, extended care, extended living, Sober Living

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What is Sober Living?

Sometimes known as a halfway house, sober home living facilities act as a bridge between the in-patient care facility and going back to the real world. These facilities are designed to assist individuals to learn how to function again in society by participating in various responsible tasks, such as paying bills, household chores, meetings, and participating in events and activities that are drug-free.  Continue reading »

What We Know About Depression

July 31, 2019 in 12 step, Austin addiction recovery programs, bad habit, becoming sober, depression, Depression, drug rehab, extended care, extended living, Intensive Outpatient Program, IOP, Sober Living

Awareness of mental health conditions are on the rise, which is important for helping everyone to feel emotionally strong. While people have been dealing with depression since the beginning of time, we now know so much more about how to help people overcome symptoms such as severe exhaustion and apathy.  Continue reading »

5 Addiction Recovery Hacks

April 11, 2019 in addiction treatment, Adventure Therapy, Alcohol Abuse, drug rehab, extended care, extended living, Intensive Outpatient Program, IOP, Uncategorized

Sober living can be a difficult feat for those who are dealing with alcoholism and other drug addiction problems. As much as you’d love to get through the initial stages of anxiety and depression so that you can enjoy sober living, your codependency on drugs can make a relapse feel like an inevitable instance. However, you can fix your codependency on alcoholism and drug addiction through the proper techniques of addiction recovery. Continue reading »

Navigating Safely into the New Year while in Recovery

December 31, 2018 in 12 step, addiction recovery, addiction treatment, Adventure Therapy, Austin addiction recovery programs, drug rehab, extended care, extended living, Tech Addiction, Uncategorized, Video Gaming Addiction

While recovering from any addiction, it’s important to avoid anything that can trigger a relapse. This is especially difficult during the Christmas season because the holiday tends to be longer than the others. Also, there are more celebrations, family and friends reunions scheduled for this time of the year than at any other time of the year. Continue reading »

Experiential Mondays – Enjoying Nature in Austin

December 5, 2018 in 12 step, addiction recovery, addiction treatment, Adventure Therapy, Austin addiction recovery programs, extended care, extended living, Intensive Outpatient Program, IOP, Uncategorized

Experiential Mondays at Omega Bridgeway include activities like hiking, paddle boarding, rock climbing, horseback riding, and tons of other outdoor adventures. Nature has unique and healing qualities that people have benefited from since the beginning of time. Balance is key to recovery and a healthy life.  Adventure therapy in nature helps our mind, body and soul decompress from our stressful, high-tech driven lives. Continue reading »

Rehab Tune-Up, is it Time?

November 29, 2018 in 12 step, addiction recovery, addiction treatment, extended care, extended living, Rehab Hawaii, Uncategorized

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Anyone who has ever been addicted to a substance knows that fighting that addiction is a long-term battle. Fortunately, most choose to get into a rehabilitation center and gain sobriety. However, things do not necessarily get easier. A common misconception is that once someone has gone through their addiction recovery program and completed their treatment, they have recovered. This is not the case as recovery is not a one-time accomplishment. It is an ongoing journey with more than its share of speed bumps. It is a fight that you might have to battle more than once to win it. Continue reading »

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