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Transitional Housing Programs

Sees-The-Day operates transitional housing programs, also known as Recovery Houses, for men and women in the south-central Pennsylvania region. Partial Residential programs, providing a more structured environment as well as therapeutic services, are also available.

Transitional housing differs from the halfway house, in that no professional counseling is provided onsite...

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Helpful Transitional Living Recovery House Articles

How Meditation Can Keep You in Control During Recovery

Posted by David Dunkle

Mar 17, 2017 2:12:56 PM

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Old Habits Can Be Your Downfall So Change Them for Long-Term Sobriety

Posted by David Dunkle

Mar 17, 2017 2:05:16 PM

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Topics: enjoy life

How Developing New Habits is Good for Your Recovery Efforts

Posted by Jason Ohrum

Mar 23, 2016 11:30:00 PM

After choosing to quit a drinking or drug habit, you will have to change a number of things in your life. By developing new habits in you will be able to ensure that you avoid boredom, one of the common causes for relapses, and focus on building a new life. New habits will help your mind focus on something else and with time, you will find that you may not struggle as much with the temptation of getting back to your old ways.

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Topics: Recovering Addict

How Exercise Helps Recovering Addicts

Posted by Jason Ohrum

Mar 16, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Recovering addicts usually have a tough journey ahead of them and should incorporate helpful strategies that make it easier. Exercise helps us keep fit and work toxins out of the body through sweat. Through exercise we are also able to stay mentally and physically fit. These well known benefits have made researchers conduct various studies to test the effect of exercise on recovering drug addicts. Positive findings have led to the incorporation of exercise in different recovery programs in a bid to help recovering drug and alcohol addicts reap the benefits of the same.

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Living with a Recovering Addict

Posted by Jason Ohrum

Mar 9, 2016 1:30:00 AM

Choosing to quit a drug or alcohol habit and checking into a rehab facility takes a lot of effort, however, the journey that lies ahead is usually quite challenging for any recovering addict. The first year after quitting a drug or alcohol habit is not only the most important, but also the most challenging part of this long journey. People living with drug addicts after they complete their stint in rehab usually have a huge role to play in helping them maintain sobriety. It is essential that they offer their support through this challenging journey by learning how to live with a recovering addict.

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Dealing with Guilt as a Recovering Addict

Posted by Jason Ohrum

Mar 2, 2016 1:00:00 PM

When trying to satisfy the needs of an addiction, drug or alcohol addicts will do anything. This means hurting anyone in the process without regard to how they feel or what they lose. The main goal at all times is to get the fix you crave. When recovering from addiction, you will find that you will be overwhelmed by feelings of guilt especially when you remember the things you have done, and the people you have hurt in the process. This leads to a strong desire to relieve this guilt with the use of mind and emotion numbing drugs.

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Benefits of a Transitional Housing Program to Recovering Drug and Alcohol Addicts

Posted by Jason Ohrum

Feb 29, 2016 11:30:00 AM

The hardest part of mastering how to manage a drug or alcohol addiction is not getting sober, but the long and trying journey of staying sober. Addicts usually go into addiction treatment facilities and find an environment that has been designed to help them get sober; however, once they are done with the treatment they have to be reintegrated into society. A transitional housing program is designed to help recovering addicts slowly adjust to an environment with close to real world conditions. There are no treatment professionals, and the residents need to live drug free lives with lower restrictions on movement and interaction with the outside world.

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Topics: Alcohol Addiction

Tips to Help You Fight Drug or Alcohol Addiction

Posted by Jason Ohrum

Feb 22, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Drug and alcohol addiction is a serious disease that requires proper management to ensure that affected persons can lead normal lives. Recovering addicts face a long and trying journey after deciding to seek help. To have any chance of success in this journey, it is vital that you have some useful tips to guide you. Below we have compiled a list of some useful tips to help recovering addicts get an upper hand in fighting their addiction.

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Choosing the Right Transitional Housing Facility

Posted by Jason Ohrum

Feb 15, 2016 1:00:00 PM

Successfully recovering from drug addiction can be quite challenging. It is important to note that the process involves a lengthy journey that helps recovering addicts transform their lives, and themselves from a state of addiction to one where they are free and in control. Drug addicts who acknowledge that they have a problem which needs serious attention usually check into recovery facilities. These facilities are designed to create the best atmosphere to receive addiction treatment, and implement a program that helps them achieve the necessary level of control.

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How Can You Get the Most Out of the A. A. Program?

Posted by Jason Ohrum

Feb 9, 2016 4:34:47 PM

Recovering drug and alcohol addicts have a variety of paths they can follow in their journey through sobriety. The 12 Step A. A. Program is one of the most popular programs recovering addicts use to stay sober. With the program attracting criticism about its effectiveness from various sources in recent times, it is important to note that it continues to be the most popular program for those seeking to manage their alcohol or drug addiction. It is no doubt that this program works; below we will look at how participants can get the most out of it.

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