Addiction, also known as substance use disorder (SUD), is a chronic brain disease, and is listed as such in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5)….
Sober living facilities in LA are widespread and vary in specialties. Sober living facilities are residencies for individuals to use as transitional living as they are learning to reintegrate into society, post rehab. Residing in a sober living facility allows a safe, sober environment for people to continue with their recovery process at their own pace. The supportive network that is made up of the vast sober community in Los Angeles has been deeply woven into the culture that makes up the city.
One of the most important aspects of maintaining sobriety is leading a healthy life.
Los Angeles is notorious for its beautiful weather, vast beaches, and palm trees. There are phenomenal hiking trails, pools everywhere and a plethora of new and old exercise classes to try out. There are health-conscious restaurants, and healthy food options everywhere—so no need to pack on the pounds! It is essential to learn to fill up one’s time that was previously occupied by one’s substance and/ or alcohol abuse, with healthy and productive pastimes. Los Angeles is rich in culture and the bustling city does not lack for safe, sober activities.
There are countless sober living facilities for individuals in need in LA. Finding the correct sober living facility that directly caters to one’s specific needs is not unrealistic in LA.
The specific support a person requires to continue on their path of recovery should be of utmost importance, and LA has an enormous support network in place to assist with this. Different stages of recovery may be more challenging than others, and people may find certain steps more difficult to take than others. LA is a densely populated city with huge professional opportunity. Regardless of the industry, Los Angeles has endless job and career opportunities.
Additionally, there are uncountable substance abuse and/ or addiction support group meetings held on a daily basis in Los Angeles. There are twelve step meetings in addition to other types of addiction support group meetings. Having consistent access to support group meetings can help an individual maintain his or her sobriety long term.
Los Angeles is a densely populated city with an abundance of sober living facilities available.
It is not uncommon that a person transplants him or herself to LA to attend a substance abuse and/ or addiction treatment program. Attending and completing a rehab program may be overwhelming at times, as well as comforting. Regardless of where an individual was before he or she attended a substance abuse or addiction treatment program, upon its completion, in most cases he or she must carry on. That may mean that the person must begin to pick up the pieces of his or her life, beginning with a place to move to after the completion of the rehab program. Directly returning home may not be the best option. Everything takes time, and in most cases, the time an individual abused drugs or alcohol far exceeds the duration of one’s substance abuse and addiction treatment program. Transitioning to a sober living facility, post rehab, can behoove a person in continuing to learn how to soberly navigate their day-to-day life. Getting sober takes a strong commitment, as a person must endure a lot to achieve sobriety. Giving oneself a little extra structure and support when it comes to maintaining sobriety would hardly be harmful.
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Substance abuse and addiction can be incredibly dangerous.
The earlier you seek support, the sooner you and your loved ones can return to happy, healthy and fulfilling lives. If you or someone you know is suffering from substance abuse or addiction, please do not hesitate to get help as soon as possible. There is no reason to go through this alone, and we would love to help. Please feel free to reach out to us for further information or with any questions regarding substance abuse or addiction. We are available anytime via telephone at: 213-389-9964, or you can always email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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