Benefits of Sober Living: 3 Uses of Staying at a Sober House

Making the decision to address your addictions and work towards sobriety can be exceptionally challenging, both physically and mentally. By confronting that you have an addiction, you have already achieved one of the hardest aspects of your journey toward a healthier and happier future.

By |February 27th, 2023|Sober Living|Comments Off on Benefits of Sober Living: 3 Uses of Staying at a Sober House

5 Things Halfway Houses Offer

If you’ve struggled with addiction and want to get sober, chances are the thought of home can be quite daunting. After a long time in recovery, some are desperate to go home and get back to some type of normality, but others find it a bit more overwhelming.

By |January 18th, 2023|Sober Living|Comments Off on 5 Things Halfway Houses Offer

3 Power Tips to Continue Your Sober Journey

It's not easy to get sober. In fact, it's one of the most difficult things that someone can do. But once you've achieved sobriety, it's important to do everything possible to maintain that sobriety. This can be tough, but with the right tools and support, you can make it happen. In this blog post, we will discuss three power tips for continuing your sober living journey!

By |November 28th, 2022|Sober Living|Comments Off on 3 Power Tips to Continue Your Sober Journey

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.

By |February 1st, 2021|Sober Living|Comments Off on Resolutions in Recovery

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.

By |December 28th, 2020|Sober Living|Comments Off on When Queerness and Sobriety Meet

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.

By |November 30th, 2020|Sober Living|Comments Off on Inclusivity and Diversity in Recovery Spaces

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.

By |October 30th, 2020|Sober Living|Comments Off on Claim Your Space in a 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?

By |September 29th, 2020|Sober Living|Comments Off on Befriending and Recovering From Shame
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