Tag: sober

How to Celebrate National Recovery Month

How to Celebrate National Recovery Month

For the organizers of National Recovery Month, addiction and mental illnesses are problems, just like any other health problem. They believe that celebrating recovery is the same as celebrating triumph over other diseases, such as heart disease or diabetes. In the same focus, prevention techniques can help many communities diminish the influence of the disease of addiction. At Awakenings for…

Avoiding and Coping with Prescription Pill Triggers

Avoiding and Coping with Prescription Pill Triggers

In 2012 alone, there were as many opioid prescriptions written as there were adults in the country, 259 million to be exact [1]. This statistic doesn’t even account for the number of benzo prescriptions written in recent years. Prescription pills are on the rise, and their addictive qualities are destroying communities. Illegal pills are increasingly laced with dangerous substances, such…

The Sisterhood of Sober Living Homes

The Sisterhood of Sober Living Homes

Any big change, such as getting sober, is much easier to achieve with the right support. At Awakenings for Women, we support women’s sober living with PHP, IOP, and OP treatment options. Our sober living home is more than just a place to live – it’s an immersive and supportive community that offers a true sisterhood of sobriety. Successful sober…

How to Stay Sober After Treatment

Initially making the decision to receive substance abuse treatment may seem like the hardest part of your recovery journey, however the treatment professionals at Awakening’s for Women know the transition back to your normal life can be just as challenging. In your recovery, it’s essential that you feel prepared to head back into the world, but with a new perspective.…

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