WHAT IS SOBER LIVING?
PROGRESS! NOT PERFECTION!
In Sober Living, you have the opportunity to develop healthy life-long friendships, practice your tools learned from Treatment and your 12 step recovery program, like, setting healthy boundaries, coping skills, accountability, self-worth, confidence, humility, having fun without substances, build a recovery community for yourself, establish foundation for the rest of your recovery journey, gradually and continuously change addict behaviors to recovery behaviors.
Family and Community
a positive place for peer group recovery support
WHAT DOES THE SOBER LIVING LIFESTYLE INVOLVE?
Sober living homes are affordable, alcohol and drug-free environments that provide a positive place for peer group recovery support. Sober housing promotes individual recovery by providing an environment that allows the residents to develop individual recovery programs and become self-supporting.
Sobriety 1st Recovery Services provides supportive, sober living communities and recovery support services to men and women recovering from alcoholism and substance abuse.
We provide gender-based affordable, beautifully furnished clean homes, fully structured, strict alcohol and drug-free environments that offer a positive place for adult peer group recovery support. Sobriety 1st housing promotes individual recovery by offering a solid environment that allows our residents to develop individual recovery programs and become self-supporting not only during their stay with Sobriety 1st, but to help sustain sobriety after they move on as well.
for drugs and alcohol
The single most common rule is a zero tolerance for drugs and alcohol. This includes normal everyday medicine cabinet items as, mouthwash, cold medicines, and after-shave or food items such as vanilla that have alcohol content. Most sober living homes do random or surprise drug and alcohol testing and random room searches.
Other zero tolerance rules include, volatile attitudes, bullying, prejudice, violence, threats of violence, fighting, harassment, theft, fraternizing and sex on the premises and unexcused absence or violation of curfews.
Each resident is required to be financially self-supporting, paying their own rent, and purchasing their own food. The residents are required to work, actively seek employment, volunteer or be a student enrolled in an accredited academic or trade school. Those who are permanently disabled and on federal, state, or local assistance are required to become involved in service to the home or the community. All residents are required to attend a minimum number of weekly 12 Step meetings, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, or Cocaine Anonymous, etc.
Living is very communal in a sober living home. Depending on the size of the home or unit, the occupancy can range from 6 to 10 residents per home or unit. All clients share a bedroom with at least one other client. The range of roommates can go from 2 to 3 per room. Sober Living homes are gender specific.
Each resident is required to sign our strictly enforced requirements contract upon entering our program be financially self-supporting, paying their own rent, providing their own clothing, personal items and purchasing their own food while in our program. The residents are required to work, actively seek employment, be a student enrolled in an accredited academic or trade school, or be actively engaged in one or more volunteer programs. Those who are permanently disabled and on federal, state, or local assistance are required to become involved in service to the home or the community.
All residents are required to attend a minimum number of weekly 12 Step meetings, such as Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous and attend weekly mandatory house meetings.
Sobriety 1st also thrive on hosting fun and exciting special sobriety events for our tenants and their families. We believe it is important to remind those in recovery, along with their families and friends, that in recovery not only do we fully understand the hardships and difficulties in taking the steps to recovery, but a balance of fun in that process is imperative.
We have 5 Male Homes and 5 Female Homes, all Currently Located in Southeast Aurora, CO
Sobriety 1st Sober Living Contact
At Sobriety 1st Recovery Services, our attentive staff is available seven days a week to answer all of your questions and ensure you are 100% satisfied. Complete our short form or call us at 303-437-0044 or 720-339-6947