sober Thanksgiving meal with family for staying sober during the holidays

Sober Thanksgiving

Sixty-three percent of people surveyed reported serving wine at their Thanksgiving meal. Also, fifty-six percent claimed they spent more than $50 on their Thanksgiving alcohol. With alcohol and drugs playing such a significant role, is it possible to enjoy a sober Thanksgiving? Our group therapy program in Texas offers the following tips for staying sober…

Can I Ever Have Fun Again?

How The Right Step Helps Turn Sobriety Into a Satisfying, Lasting Way of Life George Joseph is Chief Operating Office of the 20-plus The Right Step drug and alcohol treatment centers and one of the nation’s foremost experts on beating substance abuse. He has a captivating and insightful series of blogs on the website www.doctoroz.com.…

Texas Man Wages Personal and Professional War on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction

When it comes to dealing with drug and alcohol addiction, the ongoing support of friends and family is every bit as important as identifying the problem and signing up for treatment. That’s the sentiment of James Patterson, executive director of The Right Step Conroe – an intensive outpatient treatment facility that is part of the…

Emotional Sobriety

You can conquer others with power, but it takes true strength to conquer yourself. – Lao Tzu,  Philosopher I asked Dr. Jason Powers, our Chief Medical Officer  to help me write on this topic and here is what we came up with: There are actually two types of sobriety: physical and emotional.  Physical sobriety is…