Sober Living Programs and Sober Homes
Sober living is the stage of recovery following completion of detox and primary treatment. It provides a safe haven for those recovering from addiction and offers a structured, safe and substance-free environment devoid of triggers. Sober living in not always necessary as part of the recovery process but it is ideal for people who do not have support available upon returning home after an inpatient rehab treatment.
There are differences between various sober homes and sober living environments. They can vary in size and have different rules. A sober house may decide to have a house supervisor who manages the home, creates and enforces rules while another may choose to be more liberal in their approach, opting instead to seek the inputs of housemates before any house rules/regulations are made.