Rehab gives people a break from pressures and responsibilities so they can focus solely on sobriety. The next step in recovery is leaving treatment and learning to live in the real world. For some people making that leap feels too daunting. Recovery experts recommend that those individuals consider transitional living environments also called halfway houses or sober living homes.
Most sober living homes operate differently. Nevertheless all offer the benefits of a drug and alcohol-free environment that provides structure and community for LGBT people.
Several key facts about sober living homes include the following:
LGBT individuals who live in a recovery community are typically required to follow strict rules. Additionally they usually are expected to do the same things they would do for themselves if they lived in a regular home. Several common requirements include the following:
Structure is one critical component of sober living housing. LGBT residents follow a daily schedule of tasks that usually includes the following:
The goal of a sober living home is to prepare individuals to reenter mainstream society and stay sober.
If you or a loved one suffers from addiction, we can help. Admissions coordinators are available at our toll-free, 24 hour helpline to guide you to wellness and affordable solutions. You can live without drugs and alcohol. Please call 615-490-9376 today, and take the first step toward a LGBT life of health and wholeness.