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New Year, New You: Steps to Starting a Recovery Journey

Starting your recovery journey can feel like an uphill battle without guidance or support – but there is hope! In this blog post, we will provide you with some steps to make progress in your recovery journey and regain control of your life again.

Attend Alcoholics or Narcotics Anonymous Meetings

Attending Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings can be a beneficial first step in recovery for people struggling with addiction. Meeting regularly allows individuals to connect with those who share similar experiences, giving them a sense of belonging and the opportunity to gain valuable support from the group. The meetings typically involve some form of guided discussion and allow members to help each other by sharing strategies for staying clean and working out solutions to any problems they may be having. The meetings may also feature talks from guest speakers or recovering addicts who offer personal insight into their own experiences with substance abuse—inspiration that can help inspire hope among members dealing with addiction issues.

Talk to a Therapist

During therapy sessions, therapists can provide treatment plans and personalized strategies to help individuals address and overcome their substance abuse. Additionally, they serve as unbiased listeners and can provide support, empathy, and guidance throughout the process. Furthermore, therapists strive to create an open environment where clients feel safe expressing their feelings and thoughts without fear of judgment or reprehension.

Enter a Rehabilitation Facility

Rehab is an invaluable tool that helps individuals gain insight into their behaviors and provide the necessary skills to combat addiction and start on the path to recovery. Along with treatments such as psychotherapy, individual counseling, educational sessions, and evidence-based interventions, rehab also offers support from peers of similar backgrounds, which can be incredibly helpful in making positive life changes. Overall, going to rehab can be just what one needs to stay committed while they learn how to take control of their lives and put an end to the misuse of substances.

Your Journey to Recovery Starts at SOBA New Jersey

At SOBA New Jersey, we understand that seeking help for addiction can be difficult and overwhelming. That is why we are here to provide you with compassionate, individualized care. If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction and would like more information or assistance getting started in treatment, please contact us at (888) 229-7989.

    I have so much to be grateful for because of SOBA.

    “I have been to other treatment centers and was never successful in maintaining sobriety. Thank you so much to Soba for helping me get my life back on track. I look forward to my future!”

    - Meghan P.
    SOBA answered my call on the first ring and saved my life.

    “The entire staff of SOBA is there for you...and give you the resources and strength to stay well. They showed me that there's nothing wrong with asking for help and carried me when I didn't have the strength or will to stand on my own.”

    - Mike
    I'm forever grateful to you all.

    “Entering recovery was one of the hardest decisions I have ever made. It was also one of the smartest, and one I wish that I had made 20 years ago. Last week I reached my 10-month clean date. I’d like to express my gratitude.”

    - Amanda S.
    Because of them, I'm clear-minded & I have the most important thing back in my life, my family.

    “If you want top-quality care then SOBA is the place to be. The staff from top to bottom are caring, understanding & well educated on addiction. If you want your life back then put your trust in SOBA.”

    - Scott K.
    They SAVED MY LIFE. They can save yours.

    “I want to say thank you to everyone at SOBA. I came to them totally broken. The staff there helped me get my mental health straightened out all while getting me off any and all drugs for the 1st time in 24 years.”

    - Mike P.

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Struggling with addiction can seem scary and like there is no way out. Our team helps you take the first step towards the rest of your life.

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