You've completed your inpatient treatment program and returned home after addiction rehab. Now what?

Remember That You Are Not Alone

The first few weeks to months after rehab can seem lonely. You've likely been instructed to stay away from friends that still drink or use drugs and to find sober friends. That may seem like a daunting task and may even seem impossible. You may feel as though you can't reach out to a family member because of your past actions. They may be guarded at first, but if you continue to show them that you are serious about your recovery, over time, that will hopefully pass and you will find yourself with another supporter. You can also use this time to work on those relationships and hopefully strengthen them. Finding new sober friends can seem like a daunting task. If you aren't going to the places that you went to in...
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