Life in Recovery

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10 Tips for Living a Sober Life

Getting sober is only the first step to recovery. So we’ve made maintaining your sobriety easier with these 10 tips for living a sober life.

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8 Things to Know About Sober Living

Sober living has become a major asset to recovery for many people. If you have reservations, here are 8 things to know about sober living.

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Halfway Homes vs. Sober Living vs. Transitional Living

Is there a difference between halfway homes, sober living homes, and transitional living homes? Or are they the same? Let’s find out…

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What is a Sober Companion?

Sober companions are becoming a common tool for sustaining one’s sobriety. But what is a sober companion? Does having a sober companion work?

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Does Sober Living Actually Work?

Sober living is a common follow-up to addiction treatment. But do sober living homes actually work? Are they necessary? Let’s find out…

Why Do So Many Addicts Self-Medicate?

We’ve all heard about how addicts often use alcohol and drugs to alleviate their emotional and physical pain. But why do so many addicts self-medicate?

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How to Have Fun While Staying Sober On Holidays

Alcohol and holidays often go hand-in-hand in our minds. But what if you’re in recovery? Here’s how to have fun while sober during holiday celebrations.

The Serenity Prayer

The Serenity Prayer

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.” The Serenity Prayer The Serenity Prayer’s AA History This simple prayer holds particular significance in the recovery community, especially in 12-Step groups. In fact, some refer to it as “the… View more

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7 Relapse Prevention Strategies That Actually Work

Completing addiction treatment is just the first step of recovery, so here are some of the best relapse prevention strategies for maintaining your sobriety.

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How to Give a Loved One Support in Recovery

Addiction treatment helps people to get sober, but loved ones’ support is how they stay sober… So here’s how to give loved ones support in recovery.