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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

Expectations of a Sober Living Environment at Sees-the-Day Recovery House

Posted by David Dunkle

Jan 27, 2016 5:30:00 AM


Spiritual and emotional growth are conducive to recovery. Safety, structure, and stability are three key words that all recovering addicts need in their atmosphere in order to fully recover from all substances. What are your expectations of a sober living environment at Sees-the-Day Recovery House?

Sees-the-Day is not your traditional halfway house because we do not offer counseling on site. This is why it’s best to consider us a transitional housing program. Yet, you must still obtain counseling in an outpatient program. The best ones in York County PA are affiliated with the state drug and alcohol programs.

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Topics: Recovery House, sees-the-day, Sober Living Environment

Freedom From Addiction is Obtained Through Deep Self-Acceptance

Posted by David Dunkle

Jan 8, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Feeling judged by the people around you can make you feel small. Humility is a great virtue, but many people mistake low self-esteem for humility. Humility is thinking about yourself less, while low self-esteem is thinking less about yourself. Freedom in recovery from addiction is obtained through deep self-acceptance.  

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Topics: Recovery House, recovery, acceptance, serenity prayer, ADDICTION, sees-the-day, freedom, relapse

Relapse is Not a Part of Recovery at Sees the Day Recovery House in PA

Posted by David Dunkle

Sep 10, 2015 1:20:56 PM


We aren’t denying that addiction to substances might be a disease of the brain. Yet, we want to inspire you to become something greater than you ever thought possible. Our beliefs are in alignment with the 12 steps, and we require you to go to 90 meetings in 90 days. Yet, we will continue to tell you that relapse is not part of recovery at Sees the Day recovery house in PA.

This will give you the inner strength and ability to grasp onto your will power which will increase your self-control. This self-control is a powerful spiritual tool that will help you overcome any potential genetic predispositions to substance abuse as well as any disease of the brain you may be experiencing.

The body and brain is undoubtedly affected by a variety of toxic substances – not just drugs and alcohol. You might feel weak at first, especially while you are detoxing. Whether you feel withdrawal pains and suffering, or not, your body needs time to recover.

You need to give yourself that time to clear your mind and purify your soul of your previous life experiences with substance addiction. You are probably wondering how you can accomplish this. We are going to give you a few ideas.

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Topics: Recovery House, recovery, sees-the-day