Sober Living Homes for Gay Bi Men

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What is a sober house? Why live in a sober living home? Why choose to live in a Gay/Bi Sober Home? Amesbury Home is one of the only Gay/Bi Sober Mens Home in the United States.

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Sober Living Homes for Gay Bi Men

  1. 1. Sober Living Homes for Gay/Bi Men deepening your recovery  amongst supportive peers
  2. 2. What are Sober Homes? <ul><ul><li>drug-free living environments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>group homes; live amongst peers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>house rules provide structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>can widely vary in accommodations, admission requirements, rules, accountability, quality... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>terms used to describe housing models widely vary from region to region. Recovery home, sober home, sober living home, halfway house, quarter house, three quarter house can all mean different things to different people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>most States do not regulate or license sober homes </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Why Live in a Sober Home? <ul><ul><li>addictions in recovery should NOT live </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>alone or near high drug activity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>in a place they have used before </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>with someone who as used before </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>family and friends who unwittingly enable </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>addicts in recovery should live </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>with peers in recovery to hold each other accountable </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>in a structure living environment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>in a safe, sober living environment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>good sober homes can provide addicts in recovery with the best possible living environment </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4.   Why Live in a  Gay/Bi Men's Sober Home? <ul><ul><li>Multiple factors place Gay/Bi Men at high risk for addiction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>These factors must be addressed all along recovery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gay/Bi Men should live in an environment whether they are valued for who they are; not just tolerate </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Why Live at Amesbury Home? <ul><ul><li>Amesbury Home is one of the only sober houses in the US specifically for Gay/Bi Men </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We are just blocks from LGBT 12 Step meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We are located in a safe, residential neighborhood in Central Austin, Texas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The house is FABULOUS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>APPLY ONLINE @ SOBERHOOD.ORG </li></ul><ul><li>Or call 512-981-5352 </li></ul>

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