Leading You Back
to the Right Path
We are here to empower and support you as you make a positive change in your life.
How Being Sober
is So Much Better
They say that drugs and alcohol can help one forget painful memories and that it can numb the pain; however, you are doing so much damage to yourself – body, mind, and soul. The euphoric feeling or “high” that you get from these substances are fleeting, but the damage that you get are long-lasting and at times, difficult to mend.
At Woodlake Transitional Living, we encourage you to live a sober and drug-free life. For those who have already become dependent on these substances, here are some reasons why being sober is so much better:
- Mental Clarity. Alcohol and drugs can cloud your judgment, and you may even suffer from fuzzy memories and a hangover. Once you become sober, you can achieve mental clarity that was blocked by these toxic substances.
- A Better Relationship with Your Family and Peers. Addicts can be secretive, moody, irritable, and they tend to isolate themselves to hide their habit – all of these can cause a rift between your relationships. Once you become sober, you can start mending your relationships with your family and peers.
- Better Sleep. Sobriety can help get your body back into a more normal sleeping rhythm. Instead of partying and staying out drinking, you can give yourself a chance to rest and get some quality sleep.
- Save Money. Alcohol and drugs are expensive. Furthermore, as your tolerance to these substances increase you will seek more of it, which leads to you spending more. When you become addicted to these substances, you become fixated and focus all of your energy and money on acquiring it. Once you become sober, you can save the money that you once used to buy up alcohol and drugs.
These are just some of the many reasons why being sober is so much better. Are you ready to start your journey towards recovery? Reach out to us at 225-900-8903 and allow us to help you.
Woodlake is a full continuum of care treatment facility, taking individuals from medical detox through transitional living. It is our mission to provide our clients with a supportive and safe environment where they can heal and recover from their addiction.
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What to Expect from Sober Living
Your journey towards your recovery starts with admitting that you need help. From there, it’s about finding the right people and the right facility that can provide you with the rehabilitation services that you need. Learn more about what happens when you go through our rehabilitative and recovery services at Woodlake Transitional Living.