The amount of time you should stay in a sober living home – like the amount of time you should stay in treatment – should be determined based on your individual needs. As a general rule, as long as you are benefitting from the support provided by sober living and can afford to stay, then it’s a good idea to increase the amount of supported sober time you have before embarking on your new life in independent recovery.
However, if you feel that you are ready to go, it’s important to give yourself every opportunity to succeed and set yourself up to do well when you leave sober living.
It can be helpful to prepare a checklist before you leave a sober living home in order to ensure that you have everything in place to ease your transition out of treatment. Your list will be specific to your needs, but it may include items like:
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