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Resolutions in Recovery

With a plethora of recent violent political unrest in the United States, many have joked that the spirit of 2020--a year of everything unexpected and wildly unprecedented--is very much alive in 2021.

February 1st, 2021|Categories: Sober Living|

When Queerness and Sobriety Meet

As a cisgendered female who has historically oriented herself as “straight” but is finally coming to terms with her queerness, I now see the crucial role of sobriety in helping me get here.

December 28th, 2020|Categories: Sober Living|

Inclusivity and Diversity in Recovery Spaces

In honor of the opening of K.C.’s House, Avenues’ new all-gender transitional living house, this month’s article is about inclusivity in recovery spaces. The make-up of individuals in recovery from alcohol and drugs is growing increasingly diverse.

November 30th, 2020|Categories: Sober Living|

Claim Your Space in a Sober Living

As you might expect, in the wake of COVID-19 sober livings have diligently adapted their services to support their community, which can range from in-house clients, after-care clients,  and alumni to staff. If you’re completely new to sober livings, feel free to peruse past articles that explore what to expect at a sober living.

October 30th, 2020|Categories: Sober Living|

Befriending and Recovering From Shame

The recent Netflix series Feel Good explores the protagonist Mae’s journey of recovery from substance use disorder as she navigates a new romantic relationship. In one scene at a Narcotics Anonymous meeting, one of the supporting characters tells Mae that substances and behaviors are often used for pain relief but why is it that the pain is there in the first place?

September 29th, 2020|Categories: Sober Living|
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