Category: Sober living

What Alcohol Really Does to Your Brain

We assessed selective attention capture using a dot-probe task modified from our previous studies assessing AB toward smoking cues in cigarette smokers [62, 63] (See Supplementary Materials). Faster response times (RT) in trials in which the target was congruent with the alcohol image versus the neutral image indicates AB toward alcohol-related cues via selective attention […]

How to Get Sober and What to Expect

Spending sober time becoming familiar with your body intimately can help you better communicate your needs to someone else when you feel ready for that step. That being said, you might not be at a place where you want people to know you’re not drinking, and that’s OK. You can provide an excuse, like that […]

Alcohol’s Effects on the Body National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism NIAAA

Getting help early on can reduce the risk of developing alcohol addiction. Tolerance and dependence can both happen as symptoms of alcohol use disorder, a mental health condition previously referred to as alcoholism, that happens when your body becomes dependent on alcohol. This condition can be mild, moderate, or severe, depending on the number of […]

Boston, MA Sober Homes For Women

Programs include outpatient, inpatient, dual-diagnosis, and partial hospitalization. You’ll receive therapies like cognitive behavioral therapy, or dialectical behavioral therapy, and sometimes complementary therapies like acupuncture and mindfulness-based therapy. By attending skills training and recovery groups you’ll build a strong foundation for your recovery and strengthen your support network, increasing your chances of long-term recovery success. […]

Our-homes MASH Certified Sober House

Guests feel safe, comfortable and supported at all times. A weekly schedule details recovery support services, events and activities. Evidence that residents increase recovery capital through such things as recovery support and community service, work/employment, etc. Job descriptions include staff responsibilities, eligibility, and knowledge, skills and abilities needed to deliver services. Ideally, eligibility to deliver services […]