Sober Living

How Can I Protect My Recovery if a Friend Relapses?

The friendship we make in rehab centers is long-lasting. At the rehab, you’re all fighting the same monster (addition). The support system helps keep everyone inspired to achieve sobriety. However, completing the drug rehabilitation program does not guarantee that everyone will stick to sobriety goals. In the unfortunate event that your friend relapses, you may …

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What are the Complications of Alcohol Withdrawal?

When you suddenly stop drinking alcohol after using it heavily, you may experience symptoms of alcohol withdrawal. These symptoms can range from relatively mild to serious depending on how heavily you were drinking and for how long. In some cases, alcohol withdrawal can even be life-threatening. The complications associated with alcohol withdrawal are why an …

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Does Behavior Have to Change to Stay Sober?

Drug or alcohol addiction has likely changed everything about your life. As people progress from using drugs recreationally to daily use, abuse, and eventual dependency, they often stop socializing with their family members and close friends. When addicted to substances, everywhere you go and everything you do is largely centered around either getting high or …

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