Are 12-Step Programs Enough to Maintain Sobriety?
Getting sober is not just about not drinking alcohol or using drugs. Making the choice to get sober is making a choice to change your life. 12-Step programs are common first steps that many in search of treatment experience. It is usually suggested by others who are currently in their recovery journey. However, there are […]
Can Increasing Exercise Help Maintain Sobriety?
Addiction is a serious disease that impacts many people and their families. Part of the recovery process for addiction is learning new healthy habits. Exercise is one of these. If we haven’t previously exercised much, that is ok. We can learn what kind and how to incorporate many different types of exercise into our lives. […]
How to Safely Celebrate Halloween This Year
It can be challenging to stay sober when holidays roll around. You may find it hard to participate in activities in a sober environment and steer clear of substances that could potentially cause relapse. Fortunately, there are many options you can choose to stay sober and still have fun. This Halloween doesn’t have to be […]
It’s Not Just About Sobriety: Refocusing Your Life in Addiction Treatment
Those in addiction treatment might solely focus on getting sober; however, there is much more to healing from addiction than ending substance use. Our tagline at Vill Oasis San Diego is “Sobriety is a symptom of a fulfilled purpose.” This means those interested in sobriety need to look at their life and make the changes […]
How to Enjoy Your Summer of Sobriety
Summer is finally here, which means it’s time to enjoy warm weather, plenty of sunshine, and the beautiful beach. It seems everyone is planning get-togethers, parties, and fun outings that are tempting to take on. However, one thing that might be on the mind of someone in recovery is how they can stay sober this […]