Why choose to be sober?
Sobriety is the most effective and impactful way to improve your life if you have found yourself struggling with drugs or alcohol. If you’re reading this, chances are your drug of choice or drinking has interfered with your life to the point where you have tried to “cut back” or control the use of your substance of choice. You’ve probably tried to only use/drink on the weekends or special occasions, set a limit for yourself, change brands or substances, or any other variety of things you can think of to try to “trick” yourself into being able to slow down and still drink or use. Unfortunately, for the vast majority of people that find themselves in this predicament, this just does not and will not work. If you’re reading this, you may be asking yourself some questions regarding sobriety. Also, if you’re saying to yourself “I can’t stay sober,” or asking “What do you mean by sober” you are not alone. Carla Vista Sober Living Scottsdale Az is an excellent resource and will support your at every turn.
What does it mean to be Sober? What does being sober mean?
Sobriety – completely abstaining from any mind-altering substances – is often the only sure-fire way to maintain sanity and improve your life. To stay sober, meaning your are not using any drugs or alcohol, may sound as likely as winning the lottery or being struck by lightning. Fortunately, Sober Living Arizona has an incredible amount of resources that will help your at every point, including sobering up for the first time.
What does sobered up mean?
If you’re “sobered up,” you have put down the drugs and alcohol and are working on improving your life. Many, many people have been in the same situation as you. It is crucial to know that you are not alone. See other people and hearing their stories and seeing how much their lives have improved is the key to success at sobriety. Being sobered up means you have had enough of day to day life being a constant battle and you decided to change your life for the better. Fortunately, there’s a myriad of resources available to you – number one being the people that have sobered up and are willing to help.
If you are physically addicted to drugs and alcohol and have seen your life become more and more difficult but am still unable to “slow down” on your own, you probably need support and guidance. Fortunately, addiction and alcoholism is becoming more and more recognized and understood as a disease. However, the cost of healthcare may be intimidating. Fortunately, insurance companies will often cover some, if not most, of your treatment fees. There are also other ways to afford your care, which will help you on your path to a sober, drug and alcohol way of life that is second to none.
How does a halfway house work?
A halfway house or sober house is a residential program that will provide all of the support you need and more. Often, we find ourselves unable to get and stay sober because of our surroundings. In a residential program, you are surrounded by like-minded individuals who all of the same goal – staying sober and improving their lives. At Carla Vista, you will receive support finding a job and be introduced to a countless number of ways to maintain your newfound sobriety. Hopefully you will be able to stay sober meaning you have realized your drinking or drug use has become a problem and you are willing to do what it takes to take back control of your life.