Sober living homes provide a safe and conducive environment for recovering patients after or even during the treatment process.
This is what will link the real world and the patients living in a rehab centre, and is also called a Halfway House.
People often find themselves struggling to adjust to the everyday life when they have left an inpatient centre and are returning home. Practicing what you learn is encouraged at these homes as they serve as the middleman between the rehab centre and your home.
The decision to live in a sober home will help you continue with your progress rather than falling into a relapse as believed by many people who are on the road to gaining victory over their addiction.
The environment that is conducive to total recovery gives the patient the chance to totally recover by preventing exposure to any substances or triggers of the drug use.
However, it provides a halfway calm atmosphere that motivates homes to adopt the attitude of maintaining their health once they are back to their place of residence, although, it's not so for the admitted patient.
When a addict attends an inpatient centre they are thrown into an environment that is 100% supervised with medical experts, and do not need to worry about anything else. Intensity of activities is less in sober living homes. The privilege of meeting individuals who can become friends and assist one to keep up the promise to break addiction to alcohol and drugs is another benefit of the sober home. One of the major problems of heading straight home is loneliness, you can prevent this by taking advantage of this arrangement.
Sober living home residents movement is not restricted to the facility; you come and go away at will. This helps slowly build a normal sense of daily life into the recovery process, it gives the residents the freedom they need to be dependant on themselves; and offer a safe place to go if they need help. Regardless, there are terms and conditions that guide the sober living homes even though they are given so much freedom, some of them include; giving a warning signal for specific activities which they are expected to enrol on, at a particular time and at the same time keeping up with team's get-together forum.
Supporting you to achieve your dream of living a drug-free live is one of the functions of the home. It is structured to assist residents, and ease the pressure they will feel when going from the medically controlled environment of an inpatient facility to the freedom of daily living.
Sober living homes mirror a normal daily life, and implement standard situations and interactions to slowly introduce residents back into daily living. Give us a call on 0800 246 1509 if you need any assistance in getting the sober home you want.
Whatever you need to succeed in your fight will be supported by the Sober living home such as:
You're able to detect trigger habits which lead to substance abuse at home and avoid going back to addiction if you focus on staying sober. although the normal period of staying in this home is 30 days, extension is possible for patients living there.
The best time to move into sober living home is shortly after leaving inpatient facility to focus on full recovery from addiction and live normal life.
Many recovering abusers have found that sober living homes are the perfect step to take, and have been a very important factor in their continued sobriety. The duration for the sober living home program can be scheduled to last longer but normally it lasts for a minimum of 90 days.
Residents of sober living homes prefer to stay for longer period of time than at inpatient owing to low cost and control to attend to personal matters. Sober living homes are always there to help, support and give advice, this is an aspect to them that most recovering addicts find exceptionally important.