Sober Living Boise ID

Maintaining sober living as an individual is the final step. Once out of sober living, it will be easy to fall into the same habits that led to the problem in the first place. To avoid this, avoid the situations. It may mean suggesting other options for activities with friends.

Local Treatment

Easter Seals/Goodwill NRM
208-672-2900
8620 West Emerald Street
Suite 150
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Housing services, Domestic violence services - family or partner, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder,
Easter Seals/Goodwill NRM
208-672-2900
8620 West Emerald Street
Suite 150
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Housing services, Domestic violence services - family or partner, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder

Service Setting:Outpatient, Intensive outpatient treatment, Regular outpatient treatment

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid, Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs, Access to recovery (ATR) voucher

Intermountain Hospital of Boise
208-377-8400
303 North Allumbaugh Street
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Naltrexone (oral), Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Acamprosate(Campral®), Drug or alcohol urine screening, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Self-help groups, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Detoxification, TB screening, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Buprenorphine maintenance, Buprenorphine used in treatment, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, STD testing, Nicotine replacement therapy, Buprenorphine detoxification, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Prescribes/administer buprenorphine and/or naltrexone, Alcohol Detoxification, Benzodiazepines Detoxification, Cocaine Detoxification, Methamphetamines Detoxification, Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Relapse prevention from naltrxone,
Intermountain Hospital of Boise
208-377-8400
303 North Allumbaugh Street
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Naltrexone (oral), Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Acamprosate(Campral®), Drug or alcohol urine screening, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Self-help groups, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Detoxification, TB screening, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Buprenorphine maintenance, Buprenorphine used in treatment, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, STD testing, Nicotine replacement therapy, Buprenorphine detoxification, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Prescribes/administer buprenorphine and/or naltrexone, Alcohol Detoxification, Benzodiazepines Detoxification, Cocaine Detoxification, Methamphetamines Detoxification, Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Relapse prevention from naltrxone

Service Setting:Residential, Short-term residential, Hospital inpatient, Hospital inpatient detoxification, Hospital inpatient treatment, Psychiatric hospital

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicare, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE), IHS/Tribal/Urban (ITU) funds

Raise the Bottom Training and
Counseling Services
208-433-0400 x114
9196 West Barnes Drive
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Detoxification, Methadone maintenance, Methadone detoxification, Methadone, All Clients in Opioid Treatment Program, SAMHSA-certified Opioid Treatment Program, Opioids Detoxification, Interim services for clients, TB screening, Employment counseling or training, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Buprenorphine maintenance, Buprenorphine used in treatment, Early intervention for HIV, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing, Buprenorphine detoxification, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Benzodiazepines Detoxification, Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Relapse prevention from naltrxone, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Buprenorphine maintenance for predetermined time, Methadone maintenance for predetermined time,
Raise the Bottom Training and
Counseling Services
208-433-0400 x114
9196 West Barnes Drive
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Detoxification, Methadone maintenance, Methadone detoxification, Methadone, All Clients in Opioid Treatment Program, SAMHSA-certified Opioid Treatment Program, Opioids Detoxification, Interim services for clients, TB screening, Employment counseling or training, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Buprenorphine maintenance, Buprenorphine used in treatment, Early intervention for HIV, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing, Buprenorphine detoxification, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Benzodiazepines Detoxification, Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Relapse prevention from naltrxone, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Buprenorphine maintenance for predetermined time, Methadone maintenance for predetermined time

Service Setting:Outpatient, Regular outpatient treatment, Computerized treatment, Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone, Outpatient detoxification

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE)

Center for Behavioral Health Idaho Inc
208-376-5021
92 South Cole Road
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Acamprosate(Campral®), Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Self-help groups, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Detoxification, Methadone maintenance, Methadone detoxification, Methadone, SAMHSA-certified Opioid Treatment Program, Opioids Detoxification, TB screening, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Buprenorphine maintenance, Buprenorphine used in treatment, Early intervention for HIV, Domestic violence services - family or partner, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing, Buprenorphine detoxification, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Relapse prevention from naltrxone, Buprenorphine maintenance for predetermined time, Methadone maintenance for predetermined time,
Center for Behavioral Health Idaho Inc
208-376-5021
92 South Cole Road
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Acamprosate(Campral®), Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Self-help groups, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Detoxification, Methadone maintenance, Methadone detoxification, Methadone, SAMHSA-certified Opioid Treatment Program, Opioids Detoxification, TB screening, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Buprenorphine maintenance, Buprenorphine used in treatment, Early intervention for HIV, Domestic violence services - family or partner, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing, Buprenorphine detoxification, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Relapse prevention from naltrxone, Buprenorphine maintenance for predetermined time, Methadone maintenance for predetermined time

Service Setting:Outpatient, Intensive outpatient treatment, Regular outpatient treatment, Computerized treatment, Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone, Outpatient detoxification

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment

Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Substance Abuse Treatment Programs
208-422-1145
500 West Fort Street
Building 114
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Acamprosate(Campral®), Drug or alcohol urine screening, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Detoxification, Opioids Detoxification, Interim services for clients, TB screening, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Buprenorphine maintenance, Buprenorphine used in treatment, Early intervention for HIV, Domestic violence services - family or partner, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing, Nicotine replacement therapy, Buprenorphine detoxification, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Prescribes/administer buprenorphine and/or naltrexone, Alcohol Detoxification, Benzodiazepines Detoxification, Cocaine Detoxification, Methamphetamines Detoxification, Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Relapse prevention from naltrxone, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Buprenorphine maintenance for predetermined time,
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Substance Abuse Treatment Programs
208-422-1145
500 West Fort Street
Building 114
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Acamprosate(Campral®), Drug or alcohol urine screening, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Detoxification, Opioids Detoxification, Interim services for clients, TB screening, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Buprenorphine maintenance, Buprenorphine used in treatment, Early intervention for HIV, Domestic violence services - family or partner, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing, Nicotine replacement therapy, Buprenorphine detoxification, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Prescribes/administer buprenorphine and/or naltrexone, Alcohol Detoxification, Benzodiazepines Detoxification, Cocaine Detoxification, Methamphetamines Detoxification, Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Relapse prevention from naltrxone, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Buprenorphine maintenance for predetermined time

Service Setting:Outpatient, Intensive outpatient treatment, Regular outpatient treatment, General Hospital(including VA hospital), Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone, Outpatient detoxification, Residential, Short-term residential, Residential detoxification, Hospital inpatient, Hospital inpatient detoxification

Insurance Accepted:Medicare, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE), Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs

Sage Recovery LLC
208-287-3285
 
2995 North Cole Road
Suite 255
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Employment counseling or training, Housing services, Early intervention for HIV,
Sage Recovery LLC
208-287-3285
2995 North Cole Road
Suite 255
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Employment counseling or training, Housing services, Early intervention for HIV

Service Setting:Outpatient, Intensive outpatient treatment, Regular outpatient treatment

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid, Private health insurance, Access to recovery (ATR) voucher, IHS/Tribal/Urban (ITU) funds

Ascent Behavioral Health Services
208-898-9755
411 North Allumbaugh Street
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Drug or alcohol urine screening, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Transportation assistance, Do not treat opioid addiction, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Disulfiram(Antabuse®),
Ascent Behavioral Health Services
208-898-9755
411 North Allumbaugh Street
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Drug or alcohol urine screening, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Transportation assistance, Do not treat opioid addiction, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Disulfiram(Antabuse®)

Service Setting:Outpatient, Intensive outpatient treatment, Regular outpatient treatment

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE), Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs, Access to recovery (ATR) voucher

Recovery 4 Life
208-376-7083
8950 West Emerald Street
Suite 178
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Case management, Child care for clients children, Housing services,
Recovery 4 Life
208-376-7083
8950 West Emerald Street
Suite 178
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Case management, Child care for clients children, Housing services

Service Setting:Outpatient, Intensive outpatient treatment, Regular outpatient treatment

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid, Private health insurance, Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs, Access to recovery (ATR) voucher

Access Behavioral Health Services
208-338-4699
1276 River Street
Suite 100
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Drug or alcohol urine screening, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Transportation assistance, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Interim services for clients, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Housing services, Nicotine replacement therapy, Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Treatment for internet use disorder,
Access Behavioral Health Services
208-338-4699
1276 River Street
Suite 100
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Drug or alcohol urine screening, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Transportation assistance, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Interim services for clients, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Housing services, Nicotine replacement therapy, Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Treatment for internet use disorder

Service Setting:Outpatient, Intensive outpatient treatment, Regular outpatient treatment

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid, Private health insurance, Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs, Access to recovery (ATR) voucher

Veterans Affairs Medical Center
(208) 422-1145
500 West Fort Street
Boise, ID
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Halfway house
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Language Services
Arabic, French, Lakota, Spanish

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Road To Recovery Inc
(208) 384-4234
5460 Franklin Road
Boise, ID
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
The Walker Center
(208) 934-8461
5440 West Franklin Road
Boise, ID
Hotline
(800) 227-4190
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Bell Counseling
(208) 376-2577
1076 North Cole Road
Boise, ID
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men

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Intermountain Hospital of Boise
(208) 377-8400
303 North Allumbaugh Street
Boise, ID
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Alta Services
(208) 395-1713
5323 Overland Street
Boise, ID
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
Supportive Housing and Innovative
(208) 331-0900
2801 West Moore Street
Boise, ID
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Outpatient

Data Provided by:
Saint Alphonsus
(208) 367-3553
6138 Emerald Street
Boise, ID
Hotline
(208) 367-2175
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Alcoholism Intervention Services
(208) 338-5249
8436 Fairview Avenue
Boise, ID
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
Personal Development
(208) 375-0752
8100 West Emerald Street
Boise, ID
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Sober Living

To achieve sober living is a difficult process. We say process, because it is best done in a series of steps. Once rehab has taken place, the addict will enter the same world that caused them to be an addict in the first place. The best way to avoid a relapse is to gently acclimate them back to the real world. This may include living in a sober living house where the addict will share a residence with other recovering addicts under limited professional care. This presents the opportunity to slowly adjust to the freedoms of the real world. This will also give the individual the opportunity to move through this transition with the help and support of the residents of the sober house.

Maintaining sober living as an individual is the final step. Once out of sober living, it will be easy to fall into the same habits that led to the problem in the first place. To avoid this, avoid the situations. It may mean suggesting other options for activities with friends. Rather than going to a party or a bar, see a movie, participate in sports. Even find new hobbies. This may also mean that the old friends that are still using or are participating in trigger activities will need to be avoided.

Enjoy Sober Living

Occupy your mind with other stuff avoid the activities that leads to relapse. If you are an alcoholic, do not go to a bar. Finding things to commit to will help force the individual to occupy their time with sober-friendly activities. This could be things like taking nig...

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