Likewise, successful long-term recovery is dependent on the next level of care in a continuum. Our sector needs to improve upon our hand-offs. A sober living facility must be consistent in philosophy with a residential treatment center so that we are building upon clinical work and not undoing it. - Doug Tieman President and CEO, Caron Treatment Centers At the Lighthouse, we embrace this transition between a residential treatment center and a sober living facility through every facet of our programs. We take
We Have been in Training for this Moment in History, “We Must Step Up” – A Conversation with William White
by Cini Shaw I hope this entry finds you and yours well. As I sit here in my kitchen/home office, I have had some time to reflect on many of the wonderful speakers I have had the privilege of hearing over the last six months. William White’s closing statements in November at CCAR’s 2019 Multiple Pathways Conference have been resonating with me. He spoke of the confusion in our world, then, referencing our political leaders and the state of our environment. He eloquently
The traditional approach to working with individuals with substance use disorders, a chronic disease, has been to wait until an acute crisis occurs, “let them hit bottom,” i.e., they lose their job, their spouse files for a divorce, they have a car accident, experience a run-in with the law, require an emergency room visit or suffer an overdose.
The holiday season doesn’t have to be a threat to your life in recovery. Manage dangerous situations, triggers, cravings with tips like recovery coaching support, 12-step meetings, SMART Recovery, Exercise, Nutrition and much more
Ben M. Reviews the new documentary on Netflix about four young men who struggle with severe opioid use disorders in West Virginia and the difficult journey ahead of them as they seek to find fulfillment living sober in a life of recovery. .
Making a commitment to engage and participate in an executive sober living will promote health and empower your lifestyle changes for long-term sustained recovery. Sober living promises accountability, challenge, and peer support.