Information concerning the importance of sober living homes, aftercare, transitional housing and 3/4 homes for addicts & alcoholics
Pretty much anyone who works in the field of addiction and alcoholism treatment agrees that foregoing sober living housing or some type of 3/4 aftercare home following treatment is a recipe for imminent relapse. The fact of the matter is that the recovery process can be very difficult and often involves making core life changes that conflict with that which feels good and natural to the recovering individual.
Whether you struggle with an eating disorder, substance abuse, alcoholism, gambling or any like malady, it’s pretty much a guarantee that abandoning this damaging lifestyle in a manner that is productive and foundation-building will be a process involving some uncomfortable feelings and actions. After all, your mind has become accustomed to doing things that make you feel good with disregard for consequences as well as the feelings of others. Most people enter some type of drug rehab center or other type of treatment, only to then discharge a couple months down the road and resume their old lifestyle often resulting in relapse. It is so sad and unfortunate to see…
For those deciding to transition directly from the treatment center into at least a semi-structured sober living home, whether a luxury or an affordable type of residence, the likelihood for attaining long-term sobriety is substantially higher. By doing this they are essentially allowing themselves the opportunity to practice their new found life in recovery on a real life scale. They now have the opportunity to resume working or going to school as well as reintegrating into their personal & professional relations, while having the comfort of living in a sober living residential setting that promotes ongoing recovery and support.
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The information above is intended as a general guide based on the experience of many. The creators of this web page are not licensed physicians; we are caring individuals whom have experienced the horrors of addictive-type illnesses on many levels. We speak from many years of personal and professional experience. Please feel free to contact us for any reason at: firstname.lastname@example.org