How to Stay Sober During the Holidays

How to Stay Sober During the Holidays

The Importance of Staying Sober During the Holidays The holidays can be an especially trying time for people who are recovering from substance use disorders. It can feel as if everyone around is celebrating–often with drinks. The holidays have a way of...
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12/01 2022
Don’t Wait Until Dry January to Quit Drinking

Don’t Wait Until Dry January to Quit Drinking

What Is Dry January? Dry January began as a public health initiative from Alcohol Change UK in 2012. This initiative allows people to reduce their alcohol intake or simply start the new year with a clean slate by choosing not to drink...
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11/28 2022
Why Sober Living in Florida Is a Good Idea

Why Sober Living in Florida Is a Good Idea

What Is Sober Living? Recovering from addiction entails a process that takes time. People recover by degrees; each week brings a bit more stability or fewer cravings to use. After the intense rehab period and traditional addiction treatments, many people aren’t quite...
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05/19 2022
Is a Sober Living Home a Good Idea?

Is a Sober Living Home a Good Idea?

What Is a Sober Living Home? Many believe that attending an inpatient residential treatment center for addiction treatment will provide ample time and opportunity to heal from your drug or alcohol addiction while creating a new healthy, sober lifestyle for yourself. While...
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04/26 2022
Sober Living for Women in Naples

Sober Living for Women in Naples

Women’s Unique Recovery Journey A sober living environment remains critical in many people’s recovery journey from drug abuse and addiction. Being new to sobriety has numerous challenges, with plenty of pitfalls, temptations, and setbacks that may be easy to fall into, especially...
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04/20 2022
Sober Living in Tampa

Sober Living in Tampa

What Is a Sober Living Home?  Transitioning to day-to-day life as a sober individual comes with hurdles and challenges. WhiteSands Alcohol and Drug Rehab understands the need to structure and discipline once a patient exits treatment and enters everyday life, which is...
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04/18 2022
How to Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day Without Drinking

How to Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day Without Drinking

Binge Drinking and St. Patrick’s Day St. Patricks Day is a holiday that many people associate with drinking alcohol to celebrate Irish culture. When most people envision celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, the first thought is going to a pub to drink green...
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03/17 2022
Tips for an Alcohol-Free Valentines Day

Tips for an Alcohol-Free Valentines Day

Sober-Friendly Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day February 14th is celebrated annually as a day to express your affection or love for your significant other. This holiday has existed since the 1500s, with lovers exchanging printed cards featuring themes of hearts, roses, Cupid,...
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02/08 2022