Those attempting sobriety for the first time will likely find the environment and routine of a residential treatment center comfortable but unfamiliar, perhaps even unusual. There is a certain amount of adjustment necessary in order to fully immerse yourself in the residential treatment experience and soak in all the therapies and lessons available to you. Here are a few tips to remember as you enter residential treatment so this adjustment will be quick and painless for you.
First, residential treatment imposes a specific schedule and structured routine on the lives of clients and for good reason. In our active addiction, the only schedule we consistently adhered to was that of our substance abuse - all other obligations and routines are eventually sacrificed in order to accommo