After rehabbing for drugs and/or alcohol, the best thing you can do is focus on your sobriety. It’s important for nothing to get in the way of that. If you are freshly out of addiction rehab, you may be wondering about different ways to help you stay sober. There are a number of things that you can do to decrease your chances of a relapse and make sure you are successful in your recovery. Let’s take a look at some of the ways to make the most out of sober living in NJ.

Sobriety Always Comes First

This is the most important thing to remember, and quite frankly not negotiable. Your #1 goal every day should be to stay sober and you should go about your day with that in mind. Your sobriety is truly the door to everything else good in your life, especially early in recovery.

Surround Yourself with Other Sober People

The people that you surround yourself with matter. If you go right back to your old crowd after rehab, chances are they will still be drinking and/or using drugs. This is why it is imperative to surround yourself with other positive, sober people. Knowing this difference will help to protect you from bad influences.

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Celebrate your Accomplishments

Getting sober is incredibly hard. Don’t think otherwise or let someone tell you it’s not. For this reason, it is important to acknowledge how hard you are working and how far you have come. Acknowledge all accomplishments, no matter how small such as getting your first job sober or saving enough for your own car.

Are You Interested in Sober Living in NJ?

The first step to living a sober life is to get sober. If you, or someone you know, is in need of help don’t wait, contact us immediately.

Reviewed for Medical & Clinical Accuracy by Dr. Jeffrey Berman, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Berman, MDDr. Jeffrey Berman is a psychiatrist in Teaneck, New Jersey and is affiliated with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Upstate Medical University and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including French and Hebrew.

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