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 »

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 »

Vacation Hacks for Staying Sober

April 10, 2019 in 12 step, addiction recovery, addiction treatment, Adventure Therapy, Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Treatment, Alcoholism, Austin addiction recovery programs, drug rehab, Intensive Outpatient Program, IOP, Sober Living

Vacation Hacks for Staying Sober

Vacation is a great way to get away from the stresses of life, spend time with people you care about, and have fun. But if you’re in recovery, vacation isn’t as simple as getting away for a while. Everything you do need to help support your sobriety, including vacation. Just because you’re in recovery doesn’t mean you can’t go on vacation. But if you’re thinking about taking some time away, it’s important to stay sober the whole time. Understanding why you should stay sober for life, including on vacation, and using some tips to help support your sobriety can make the difference between a great vacation and a relapse. Continue reading »

Powdered Alcohol Risk to Teens

February 27, 2019 in 12 step, Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Treatment, Alcoholism, Sober Living

One of the newest social trends among teens and young adults in Texas is the use of powdered
alcohol at parties, in school, at home and in the workplace. Called ‘palcohol’, as an abbreviation
for powdered alcohol, the once rare substance is now mass produced and sold all over the
world. The very bad news is that it is much more dangerous than liquid alcohol and has the
potential to encourage alcohol abuse and destroy those who seek sober living. 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 »

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 »

Dogs Help with Recovery

November 13, 2018 in 12 step, addiction recovery, addiction treatment, Austin addiction recovery programs, extended care, Intensive Outpatient Program, IOP

Recovery from drug or alcohol addiction is a big step towards reclaiming your life. However, given that addiction is a highly individualized disease, treatment may take several forms depending on your case. During the recovery process, support systems are vital in helping the addict not to relapse into the addiction. One of the popular support approaches is dog-assisted therapy. This therapy involves giving those healing from addiction a dog to aid them during the recovery process. Continue reading »

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