a woman enjoys a sober Thanksgiving

How to Have a Happy and Sober Thanksgiving

The holidays can be challenging to people in recovery. In the past, they spent their time drinking heavily or using as part of the celebrations. Now that they’re committed to sobriety, they often wonder how they’ll make it through the holiday season. Of course, you can have an entirely sober Thanksgiving that’s not only memorable…

A woman smiles thinking about her sober Halloween plans

How to Have a Fun and Sober Halloween

Many people experience the fear of suffering from a relapse after completing drug abuse treatment. While this is a common concern, the development of a relapse-prevention plan can minimize this risk. Having a plan in place can help you enjoy holidays without stress. So how do you have an enjoyable, sober Halloween? Challenges Associated with…

A woman is happy she found options for sober activities to enjoy

Fun Sober Activities for Fall

For many women who abuse drugs and alcohol, the only fun times they have are when they’re using. After they complete rehab, they might wonder what they’ll possibly do for fun in recovery. They may ask, “How can I have fun without drinking or using?” Although it’s not something they could have imagined while gripped…

Sober Living Homes

The Importance of Sober Living Homes

Sober living homes provide special living environments for people who want to stay sober. Experts initially used them to provide safe and supportive places for people to spend their first month in recovery. However, now people can remain in sober living houses for several months. Although not everyone has to live in sober living homes,…