An important part of the addiction recovery process is setting realistic goals that you can challenge yourself to achieve. Having specific recovery goals can give you a sense of direction and help keep you focused on maintaining your sobriety, although they should be kept relatively simple at first and should always be obtainable. You do […]
7 Helpful Tips for Moving On After Sober Living
This podcast is all about sharing positive advice and wisdom for daily life in recovery. In this episode, I’m going to share 7 helpful tips for moving on after you complete a sober living program.
A sober living home is a safe and protective haven after rehab and the transition back home can sometimes be difficult, especially if you lack a strong recovery support system. Whether you’re moving back home with family or you’re relocating to a new place for a fresh start, here are a few helpful tips to help you move on after completing a sober living program.
1. Continue building your support system.
2. Practice budgeting while you’re still at your sober living home.
3. Set goals for yourself.
4. Find recovery meetings that work for you.
5. Continue your structured routine.
6. Opt out of events and situations that could trigger a relapse.
7. Volunteer in your community.
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Consequences for Violating Court-Ordered Rehab Treatment
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