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How Being Sober is So Much Better

“Your best days are ahead of you. The movie starts when the guy gets sober and puts his life back together; it doesn’t end there.” – Bucky Sinister
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If you have ever struggled with an addiction, you’ll know that sobriety is a much better option. Most people often underestimate the importance of being sober until they’ve struggled with addiction.

Addictions can cause you to lose control of your life. It can damage your health – physically, mentally, and emotionally. It can even put you in risky situations. If you haven’t sought help yet, here are 4 reasons why being sober is so much better:

  1. You’ll save a lot of money. Addictions are very expensive! Although drugs and alcohol are easy to find, funding the habit can be difficult. Once you get sober, you can save all that money that you once used to fund your habit.
  2. Your relationships can improve. When you’re sober, you can spend more time with people who mean the most to you. Without the distraction of looking for your next alcohol or drug fix, you can stay emotionally and physically present with others. If your relationships with others have been damaged due to your addiction, sobriety gives you the time and opportunity to mend those relationships over time.
  3. Your health improves. Sobriety can help you avoid alcohol- or drug-related health problems, such as liver disease, cancer, mental illness, and others. When you’re sober, you can decrease your risk of developing life-threatening complications due to your habits.
  4. You can focus on your goals. Your addiction does NOT define who you are. Before your addiction, you likely had goals, dreams, and aspirations that you wanted to achieve. When you’re sober, you can finally start focusing on your dreams and goals and work towards achieving them.

Helping You Get Sober
The road to sobriety isn’t easy but New Hope Drug & Alcohol Treatment Program, Inc. is here to help you. For more information about our treatment programs, contact us at 323-750-2850 or Schedule an Assessment now.

If you are experiencing a drug or alcohol-related crisis, or if you are concerned for someone you know, call 211 for 24/7, toll-free, confidential assistance. You may also contact the following substance abuse hotlines: +1-800-347-8998 (Cocaine Anonymous), +1-800-736-9805 (Families Anonymous), or +1-800-622-2255 (National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline).