Find Local Treatment Options
Call 800-481-6320 to speak with an alcohol or drug abuse counselor.Who Answers?

Staying Committed to Sobriety

Sobriety takes commitment and work.

Sobriety takes commitment and work.

Your commitment to sobriety is the most important commitment that you will ever make in your life. It’s like a marriage between yourself and your life and once you find a way to become sober, maintaining your sobriety is of utmost importance. Here are some tips for staying committed to yourself and remaining sober.

What’s Your Motivation? Why do You want to Stay Sober?

Everyone and every addiction is very different. Your reasons for getting sober or for staying sober are likely much different than the reasons of the next person but that’s alright. What matters is that you have a reason and a motivational factor for your commitment to sobriety. Ultimately, your sobriety will come with many new feelings, emotions and plans for the future. It’s these plans that help you to maintain and continue along the right track.

The Commitment to Sobriety

Your decision to remain sober is solid and once you have made a solid decision to maintain sobriety then you have committed yourself. No matter what type of distractions or holds are placed in front of you, no matter what stressors you encounter along the way, your commitment to sobriety carries you along the path to recovery from drug addiction. It’s like your security blanket and nobody but you can take that away.

You will have temptations and cravings along the way and you may even relapse. It’s all a part of the drug addiction battle but staying committed to sobriety assures that you do not place yourself in any environment or situation that would otherwise undermine your plan. Stay committed by refraining from situations that may trigger relapse and in the event that relapse does strike be prepared to pick up the pieces and continue along the road to recovery and to staying sober for the long term.

Sobriety Support Systems

Your support systems are vital to your sobriety. The type of support that you have can really help you along the way. You need to have healthy habits and a commitment to those habits in order to recover from drug addiction. In addition to healthy habits a healthy support system built up of friends, family members and counselors can assure that even if you do relapse you can continue back on the recovery bandwagon as soon as possible. Pay attention to those around you and stay close to your support system.

More Rehab Centers Resources

What to Do When You Relapse

When you relapse, it feels devastating. You feel like a failure, like you’ve let everybody down. Your parents. Your children. Your friends. Family. Coworkers. AA members. You’ve always known you’re a failure and now you’ve proved it to everyone. STOP. That’s your addiction talking. Trying to woe you back into its grasp. You relapsed. So….

Continue reading

National Institute of Health not Committed to Combining Forces

National Institute of Health can help you overcome your addiction!

Recently, the National Institute of Health announced that it will not pursue the proposed development of a single entity or institute that is devoted solely to addiction and substance abuse. This decision has many believing that the NIH is just not committed to making change and to stopping addiction in its tracks and this worries….

Continue reading

Types of Therapy Provided by Rehab Centers

Rehab centers should offer a fitness center for you use.

Various types of therapy are provided by rehab centers for the treatment of drug and alcohol addiction. The most common types of therapy include individual therapy, fitness therapy, group therapy and various specialty therapy sessions such as cognitive behavioral therapy. Some therapy sessions will also include the ability for family members to participate with the….

Continue reading

What Happens in Drug Rehab Centers?

addiction help

There are more than 14,500 specialized drug treatment facilities in the United States. These facilities provide counseling, behavioral therapy, medication, case management, and other types of services to persons with substance use disorders to help assist in their recovery from addiction, according to NIDA. Drug abuse and addiction are treated in physicians’ offices and mental….

Continue reading

What to Look for When Touring a Rehab Center

One of the best things you can do to help prepare yourself to become a patient at a rehab clinic is to tour the facility first. This will allow you to find out if the center will be beneficial to your recovery and if you will be comfortable receiving treatment there. But it is important….

Continue reading

Psychological Disorders Related to Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine addiction can cause serious emotional and psychological problems if it is left untreated.

Cocaine addiction is associated with various detrimental health effects that are both physical and psychological. Various cocaine related psychological disorders have been documented and are currently treated in many rehab centers today. To date, there are ten common classifications of psychological disorders related to cocaine addiction. Here’s a look at the most common types of….

Continue reading

What Will It Take for My Loved One to Get Alcohol Rehab Help?

Watching alcoholism destroy a loved one’s life can be a heart-rending experience, leaving a person feeling helpless and oftentimes alone. In spite of your attempts to reason, bargain and even beg, he or she continues to turn to alcohol as the be-all and end-all for life’s problems. While no one can force a person to….

Continue reading

5 Addiction Myths Holding You Back

Addiction is hard enough to beat, but when you believe the myths surrounding it, it’s even harder. Here are five addiction myths that hold you back and the truth that can set you free. Myth 1: You Can Control It No matter how much you try, you can’t control your addiction. The old adage, “One….

Continue reading

Developing a Relationship with a Spouse While in Drug Rehab

Although most people enter drug rehab to work on their drug addiction, it is important to recognize that your relationships are damaged by the drug addiction as well. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, drug abuse is extremely damaging to all relationships, particularly to those that are closest to you. Some of what….

Continue reading

Pros and Cons of Free Rehab Facilities

addiction recovery

Financing a drug addiction has left more than a few addicts unable to pay for needed drug treatment help. Add to this the high likelihood of job loss before all is said and done and free rehab facilities can quickly become the only treatment alternative a person has. As drug addiction rates continue to climb,….

Continue reading

Still can't find the help you are looking for?Get Started Now
Accepted Insurances / View the full list
For inquiries call 800-481-6320 Who Answers?

Accepted Insurances Does My Insurance
Cover This?

Where do calls go?

Calls to numbers on a specific treatment center listing will be routed to that treatment center. Additional calls will also be forwarded and returned by a quality treatment center within the USA.

Calls to any general helpline (non-facility specific 1-8XX numbers) for your visit will be answered by Boca Recovery Center, Daylight Recovery Center or another licensed drug and alcohol rehab facility, a paid advertiser on RehabCenters.com.

All calls are private and confidential.

I NEED TO TALK TO SOMEONE NOWI NEED TO TALK TO SOMEONE NOW800-481-6320
Who Answers?

Pin It on Pinterest

Shares