Going to meetings allows you hear things that may seem foreign to you at first. You may be startled when you hear that “sobriety is a gift” because you may be have the impression that sobriety is difficult and not fun at all. The longer you stay in meetings and the more you work the program, the better things will get. This does not mean all your problems will be solved and that life will suddenly be perfect. What this means is that your outlook on life will get better and you will be to handle situations that used to turn you upside down. While you may think that intangible gifts are not as great as material gifts, the truth is you can get everything you want in life and still be miserable. Drugs and alcohol may have been your quick fix but being sober is the real solution and the best gift of all for so many valid reasons.
You get to find out how strong you really are.
Sobriety is a sign of strength which becomes apparent with cessation. Being able to battle your obsession to drugs and alcohol with your recovery tools shows the fortitude you are building one day at a time.
You get to be surrounded by people who have your back.
People in recovery help each other day in and day out to keep unity as their number one goal. There are bad apples in every bunch although you will find some awesome friends that will be there to walk beside you through your weak moments.
You get design for living.
Taking care of your sobriety can seem daunting. There is no one way out of addiction except to stop the substance abuse and find a way to sustain sobriety. Learning new tools to help you out when you are experiencing a trigger or have a problem in life is priceless.
You get to start over.
Being reborn in sobriety is a real occurrence. Drugs and alcohol poison the body, mind, and soul and recovery is the antidote to change your entire being to become the person that you are meant to be. There is no way to fully describe why sobriety is the best gift of all. The feeling of confidence that you get from doing the right thing is amazing. One day you will turn around to see the difference you have made and then you will understand why sobriety is the gift that keeps on giving.
Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center provides a clinically structured protocol with withdrawal management that is designed to specifically accommodate the needs of teenagers. We first help to remove the toxic chemicals out of the body and then move onto the treatment of the whole person.
Call us today to start living in recovery: 662-598-4214