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How to Choose a Sober Living Home

After detox for drug and alcohol abuse, you may want to consider a structured living situation that supports your sobriety. At Westwind Recovery® in Los Angeles, we have a sober living home option with caring staff that provides guidance and oversight to help you avoid a relapse. When you leave rehab, it may take some…

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10 Ways Sober Living Homes Strengthen Your Recovery

Sober living is a recovery stage that occurs after a person completes detoxification (detox) and when they are ready for a treatment program. It offers a period of transition in which a person with substance abuse issues receives the tools and guidance that can help them return to a fully independent lifestyle without abusing drugs.…

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9 Reasons To Check Out Sober Living Houses

Sober living houses are temporary residences where recovering substance abusers may choose to live once they have successfully completed their treatment and detox program. Based on the addiction and recommendation of physicians, the person in recovery may stay at a gender-specific home or an alternative option like a halfway house. This depends on the needs…

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9 Celebrities in Addiction Recovery

Addiction does not discriminate. Many celebrities have struggled publicly with addiction to drugs or alcohol. There are many in recovery, though, that use their fame to raise awareness. Consider the following nine well-known individuals in addiction recovery and reach out to an addiction treatment center near you today. What Celebrities Are in Addiction Recovery? 1.…

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The Benefits of a Sober Living Home

When a person makes a decision to get sober, it would be great if sobriety showed up at the door immediately. It would be fantastic if you could snap your fingers and you were sober. However, that’s just not the case. Just like it took some time to develop an addiction; it’s going to take…

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Behaviors To Look for When You Suspect Drug Use In A Loved One

When a loved one begins to act funny, you may not know what’s causing it. There could be several reasons behind the unusual behavior, such as stress, pain in the body, depression, or anxiety. Any of these could put a strain on someone affecting their behaviors, choices, and relationships. The same is true with drug…