Tips for Staying Clean and Sober in an Unhealthy Environment
There is an old saying: “Spend enough time in a barbershop and you will end up with a haircut”.
The same goes for recovery from addiction. The fact is that once a person makes a commitment to recover from drugs and alcohol, they must also make a commitment to distance themselves from the people, places, and things that accompanied their drug and alcohol use. It can sometimes seem challenging, particularly if living with someone that is still active in their addiction. As with life, recovery calls for a series of adjustments. Actions can be taken even in the most difficult circumstances to reinforce recovery.
When someone accepts the reality of their addiction, recovery becomes a comfort in any environment, even if a healthy living space is not available at the time. How? Well, here are a few tips:
If you would like to know more about victory over addiction, please check our Calendar for Beyond Addiction and other support groups.
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