Sobriety

The Road To Sober – Quitting The Alcohol Before It Consumes You Completely

The Road To Sober – Quitting The Alcohol Before It Consumes You Completely

When you've been listed on the roster for your first AA meeting, you know your drinking problem has gotten out of hand. You've probably acknowledged in the past that your drinking is heavier than the usual social drinking spiels but deny that it is uncontrolled. However, when your drinking interferees with your life and brings in a lot of unwelcome repercussions on your health, job or stud... »

Understanding Addiction Treatment Levels of Care

Understanding Addiction Treatment Levels of Care

2011-06-21 12:58:05 There is common terminology that is important for those seeking treatment and their loved ones to understand when reaching out for help. Original Source »

Sober Living is Not Boring – 13 Options

Sober Living is Not Boring – 13 Options

After years of drinking and / or drugging, some people may want to stop living such a destructive way of life but are afraid that life will be boring, so there they continue drinking and drugging as their 'Someday I will …' list just gets longer. Here are some ideas and you'll find life is not boring when you're sober. Thirteen Options to Choose From So You Will not Be Bored:... »

Alcoholics Anonymous – What Are The Requirements For Membership?

Alcoholics Anonymous – What Are The Requirements For Membership?

The third tradition of Alcoholics Anonymous, “The only requirement for A.A. membership is a desire to stop drinking”, defines who can and who cannot be a member. This is perhaps the least restrictive club in the world. Prospective members do not have to complete an application or submit references. There is no evaluation or waiting period. If someone decides that they have a desire to ... »

Staying Sober is Possible- in College!

Staying Sober is Possible- in College!

2011-08-30 13:53:29 Staying Sober is Possible- in College! Original Source »

Relapse Prevention for Recovering Sex Addicts

Relapse Prevention for Recovering Sex Addicts

Overview Relapse in sexual recovery is a reality. While all addictions are relapseone, it is the sexual recovery community who suffers most from the demoralization of repeated relapse. After all, we can live without ever being around alcohol or drugs, but our sexuality is ever-present. Because ours is a sexualized culture, triggers, cravings, urges, cues, and high-risk situations are everywhere. T... »

Alcohol Addiction – Symptoms of Alcoholism To Look For

Alcohol Addiction – Symptoms of Alcoholism To Look For

What are the signs of alcohol addiction? Generally speaking, the signs of alcohol addiction are unclear to many people. Alcohol addiction is a condition that includes craving and continued alcohol abuse permanently repeated drinking-related problems, such as losing a job or getting into trouble with the law. Alcoholism is characterized by several signs: Cravings: A strong need, or compulsion, to d... »

How to Cope with Family Holiday Events… Without Alcohol!

How to Cope with Family Holiday Events… Without Alcohol!

2011-11-23 11:18:00 How to Cope with Family Holiday Events… Without Alcohol! Original Source »

10 Essential Tools For Staying Sober

10 Essential Tools For Staying Sober

Staying sober, whether it's drinking or drugging can be a challenge if you have limited tools or no tools at all. Following are some tried and true tools others have used to keep them on the path of sobriety. Ten Essential Tools for Staying Sober: 1. Attend regular 12 Step meetings: Allow people to get to know you, share, and receive information. By allowing others to know you, you also get to... »

What is a Sober Living Environment?

What is a Sober Living Environment?

In the field of alcohol and drug recovery, a Sober Living Environment is referred to as an SLE. The SLE is what could be called the middle ground in your path to recovery. Living at an SLE can be like a family in many ways. You are responsible to take care of yourself. If you are willing, to ask those who work at these houses to help you gather the information you may need, your journey in recover... »

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