There are a number of options when it comes to community housing, and you want to be aware of the advantages and pitfalls associated with different options. In general, a community housing program is an opportunity to continue recovery in a structured environment. Community housing acts as a bridge between treatment and a return to everyday life in society.
At TruHealing Gaithersburg, clients who complete treatment programs have the option of considering a community housing program. Community housing options have many of the same comforts and amenities you would have at home but within the context of a safe and secure environment. Reach out to TruHealing Gaithersburg today by filling out our online form or calling (833) 625-0398 to learn more about our community housing program in Maryland.
What to Look for in Community Housing Options
When searching for community housing options that make the most sense for you, it’s essential to consider the environment and the daily structure. Some might find it difficult if the situation is too strict, whereas that is precisely what others need to stay on the right path and continue to develop additional life skills that can be carried over into their daily routines.
TruHealing Gaithersburg’s Community Housing Program
Gaining a certain amount of independence is an essential aspect of time spent living in community housing. Clients who have gone through a treatment program at TruHealing Gaithersburg can continue to attend group therapy sessions at our rehab facility and take advantage of other resources our facility provides. While in community housing, you have the option to begin to take on more home life obligations and return to work if you feel prepared.
TruHealing Gaithersburg’s community housing staffers are available to help manage situations that arise and assist clients with their progress towards returning to everyday life while maintaining sobriety.
Our community housing and sober-living facilities in Maryland include amenities such as:
- Newly renovated and fully furnished apartments
- Beautiful tile bathrooms
- Hardwood flooring
- Newly renovated kitchens with granite countertops
- King and double bedrooms with semi-private bathrooms
- A beautiful quad for relaxing outdoors
- Spacious living rooms with couches and televisions
Community Housing Provides More Time to Heal
Not everyone is ready to transition from treatment directly back to the hectic reality of our daily lives. Community housing helps bridge the gap between treatment and everyday living. During your stay in community housing, you have extra time to develop self-care routines and further plan how to navigate sober living.
TruHealing Gaithersburg’s community housing program helps educate our clients about life skills, including:
- Developing positive self-care habits
- Establishing healthy routines
- Encouraging time management
- Seeking employment
- Eating proper nutrition
- Finding hobbies
Community Housing Can Help Prevent Relapse
Everyday life is filled with triggers. Some of these triggers are more high risk than others, but there is always a possibility that you will be triggered when your guard is down, and your willpower is not as strong as usual. Community housing is set up to keep individuals accountable and prevent the possibility of relapse.
While in a community housing situation, you will inevitably encounter occasional situations that cause stress, anxiety, and frustration. Addressing negative emotions in real-time provides an opportunity to test the life skills and coping mechanisms you have developed in treatment. If you feel intense cravings to use or negative thought patterns, this may be a wake-up call that you need more time before you are ready to return to the stressors of your daily life.
Learn About the Benefits of Community Housing at TruHealing Gaithersburg
If you are about to complete an addiction recovery program, you may want to consider community housing options as a transitional space between treatment and returning to the responsibilities of your daily life. Community housing provides more practice developing your habits and self-care routine, developing your life skills for life in sobriety, and learning coping mechanisms to avoid the pitfalls that can lead to relapse. Contact TruHealing Gaithersburg today online or at (833) 625-0398 to speak with a trained representative about our community housing options.