Posts Tagged ‘sobriety’

Staying Sober while on Vacation

Staying Sober while on VacationAddiction recovery is a gradual process of resisting cravings in favor of a healthier, happier and more hopeful life. While detox from drug or alcohol addiction is a critical step in the process, the secret to lasting sobriety is cultivating coping skills that will prevent relapse. Vacations often try and break those new coping skills. However, San Jose drug addicts can stay sober if they have the right help. Continue Reading…

Do I Need to Hire a Sober Escort?

Do I Need to Hire a Sober Escort?One of the toughest times for a recovering addict is the first week or month after residential treatment ends. A challenging transition back home can increase the risk of relapse. A sober escort can help. This person is trained and experienced in providing recovery help, and many sober escorts are advanced recovering addicts themselves. The title can also vary – sober buddy, sober sidekick, sober companion, etc. – but the role is to do everything possible to help San Jose patients integrate their previous lives with a new sober lifestyle. Continue Reading…

Do San Jose Residents Have to Give up Fun to Get Sober?

Do San Jose Residents Have to Give up Fun to Get Sober?For recreational drug users, one of the greatest challenges of recovery is accepting the changes sobriety will effect in their relationships and activities. Overcoming a drug addiction is difficult enough, but it can be even more discouraging for San Jose residents to be surrounded by temptation and friends who still need drugs to have a good time. It may be even more discouraging to lose those friends when you choose not to be exposed to drugs. But if your friends are true friends, they will respect your decision to change your lifestyle.
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