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The Benefits of Going into a Sober Living

What Is Drug Addiction? According to the National Institute of Health, National Library of Medicine, a person who is addicted consumes a repeated amount of a drug, either natural or synthetic, and is in a state of a psychogenic chronic intoxication. The characteristics of addiction include: 1) An overwhelming compulsion to continue the consumption, by any means; 2) The propensity to increase the addictive drug; 3) A psychological and physical dependency on the drug and its effects; 4) the addicted person is shunned by society and harms personal relationships. A Karuna Recovery Drug Habilitation Program A drug habilitation program, such…
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Never Get Stuck in a Bad Sober Living Home Again

Sometimes sober living home residents don't take their recovery seriously. Sometimes sober living home managers contribute more to the chaos than the peace. But this isn't what a sober living home is supposed to be. A sober living home should be a place to find community, recovery support, and rest. All of these are very common problems in sober living homes. There are very few legal requirements in place for sober living homes in California, which means its very important to research sober living homes before choosing one. Many people have horror stories about their experiences in sober living, but…
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Relationships in Early Recovery

While there is no exact timeline in which the recovering addict/alcoholic should enter into a relationship, it is suggested that one year of sobriety is good guideline. In early sobriety, the addict is learning how to cope with life again without the use of drugs and alcohol, which in and of itself is very challenging. The stresses of every day life can seem overwhelming as they have been numbing themselves for a long time. The reality of what has become of their lives because their addictions can seem daunting. And, it is not uncommon for those in early recovery to…
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Highland House Sober Living Opens in West Hollywood

Karuna Recovery Residences has added another home to their list of growing affordable luxury sober living homes in California. Located in the historic and affluent Hancock Park neighborhood of West Hollywood, Highland House is not your typical recovery residence. With its spacious bedrooms, huge picture windows, and light and airy decor, Highland House is a multi-million dollar sober living home that nearly everyone can afford. Built in 1928 and meticulously maintained, the newly-remodeled home houses up to ten residents in its four spacious bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths. Located on Highland Avenue in West Hollywood, Highland House is within walking distance…
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Why is Sober Living So Important in Early Recovery?

Let’s face it, overcoming addiction is perhaps the most difficult thing you have had to do in your life so far. Statistics show that only about 10% of people who go through treatment centers will remain sober for five years. Effective treatment, along with a long-term plan that includes sober living, counseling, and 12-step meetings, increases the likelihood of five-year sobriety to nearly 60%. At Karuna Recovery Residences, we believe that the purpose of sober living is to help people in recovery to not only learn how to live clean and sober, but find success and happiness in their sobriety…
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Crescent Heights Sober Living Opens in West Hollywood

Karuna Recovery Residences is now open for business! We're a brand-new sober living community in West Hollywood, California, located near Downtown Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Melrose Avenue and the Mid-Wilshire District. At Karuna Recovery, we provide a caring and honest environment and an atmosphere of structure and accountability for the addict looking for a safe haven. Started by two friends who partied together, then recovered together, Karuna Recovery Residences is staffed with experts in the recovery field from the top down. Our residents and house managers come from all walks of life, and we know how to help our residents…
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