I was addicted and living in the backseat of a coworkers car, urinating in a bottle, and riding the city bus during the day to stay warm during the polar vortex of winter. The day I came into the Sober House I had a wad of cash that I was either going to shoot into my arm or use to pay for rent in the Sober House. Thank God he helped me choose the Sober House, because I still think I would have died that day.Resident, Sober House
The Sober House isn’t like entering a treatment center. It’s like entering a home. The staff doesn’t try to make you live sober, they cause you to WANT to be sober. I’m here and I’m working and learning new ways to think. I might get down sometimes when I dwell on my problems, but I’m alive and I know I serve a BIG God!
The following was heard from clients during this holiday season. –“This was my first Christmas clean and sober.” –“I get to spend Christmas with my son for the first time.” –“You’ve been my family for the holidays.” –“If I hadn’t come here tonight (New Years Eve), I might have died.” –“This was my first Christmas