Sober Living

Can You Overcome A Drug Addiction Without Going To Rehab?

Many factors can contribute to a decision to go into a Rehab facility. There has been a recent trend in the media of celebrities who have gone to Rehab facilities for drug and alcohol addictions, which has led us to believe that Rehab is the only option. However, there are options for overcoming a Drug …

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How Much Sobriety Should My Sponsor Have?

Leaving treatment can be daunting for an addict in early recovery. It is crucial to have a support system in place. Two of the most prominent ways to find support are the fellowships of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA). These groups allow addicts and alcoholics to share openly- in confidence- with others who …

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How To Talk To My Parents About My Alcohol Addiction?

Confession is supposed to be good for your soul, but you still have to get past the fear of opening up about your problems to enjoy the benefits of honesty. Telling your parents potentially upsetting news is never fun, but it is possible that they’ve already picked up on the possibility that you might be …

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What Family and Social Factors Contribute to Substance Abuse

There are five core triggers of drug and substance abuse – genetics, family history, environment, occupation, and social factors. A primary focus on familial and social factors tilts around genetic makeup, family history, peer pressure, and sense of belonging. You might be wondering why someone you know is struggling with an addiction problem, yet they …

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