Entering a recovery program to manage your alcohol addiction and find health and sobriety is just one section of a whole picture. Even after you have made it through a comprehensive program, your journey with recovery isn’t over; it will still take effort and work to keep up your sobriety. A long-term care program after treatment can be very helpful. Additionally, taking each day one by one and engaging in healthy positive activities can also keep you on track to maintaining your sober lifestyle. Here are a couple of tips that you can incorporate int your daily life which can assist you in staying sober each day.

Start Your Day Positively

If you begin your day ready for greatness, happiness, and inspiration, you will start out feeling good. Activities like exercise, meditation, making a protein shake, or stopping by the local coffee shop are good routines that can be very enjoyable. These can be things you look forward to each day that set your mood and the tone for the rest of the day. You don’t have to just save these activities for the morning, although starting off your day with positivity is especially helpful. You can engage in any of these activities throughout your day to keep you perked up and going strong.

Eat Well, Feel Well

Whole, nutritious foods are very important to healing. Because chronic alcohol abuse strips the body of its ability to absorb vital nutrients from foods, re-teaching it how to process sustenance is important. Healthier foods can not only help the body rebuild and get back to functioning properly again but can also help you feel better in general.

Finding Support

It is important to surround yourself with good influences and those positive people and personalities that support you and your sobriety. It is also particularly helpful to meet other recovering addicts and create relationships and bonds with them. These should be people who have been there and understand the journey. Engaging with those individuals who can enjoy living without substances can make a big difference in your ability to stay sober.

Life with Purpose

You have only one life to live; understanding that you deserve and can live it to your fullest potential may help you work each and every day with this goal in mind. You can also look within and find out what specifically your meaning is and give yourself the ability to work towards this purpose each day. Don’t be discouraged, you can do it.

The support and resources of the long-term care programs offered at Discovery Place can be extremely useful in your recovery journey. Discovery Place is located in the beautifully scenic countryside of Tennesee. The keys to your new life are waiting for you if you choose to accept them. Call us today at 1-800-725-0922 and let us help you get sober. There is no time like the present, one of our caring staff members are always ready to talk with you 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.


  • Discovery Place was the answer for my son. He did the 90 day and then the step down program and sober living. We give this organization 10 stars. They met my son where he was …emotionally, mentally, physically. They helped him put his life back on track. Discovery Place employees care about their guests. If your son, brother, nephew, grandson or husband needs excellent supportive care THIS is indeed the facility.

    Kim Morton
    Alumni Parent
  • I have remained sober and it is because of DP. DP is the best place there is, hands down. I keep everyone there in my prayers, and I encourage everyone there to take what they are practicing and do it in their lives, after.

    Roy Mantelli
  • Over the past year, I’ve been putting into actin what Discovery Place taught me, and I have experienced a complete perspective change of the world, and the people in it. I get to be a man of service and love today, and for that I am grateful to Discovery Place.

    Matt Kassay
  • Discovery Place means the world to me. They showed me the tools that I’ve tried to use everyday in my life to think less often of myself, and more frequently of others. I am learning to lend a hand when I am able and to have a honest and humble relationship with God and the people around me. Not only am I clean and sober, but also I am happy and fulfilled.

    Tommy Parker
  • Discovery Place and the men who work there made recovery attractive, and more importantly, fun. There is strength in the struggle. I am forever grateful for my time at Discovery Place.

    Creed McClellan
  • When I got to Discovery Place my whole life was in shambles, but I didn’t know it. I spent 6 months in their programs, participating in all three phases, and was met with kindness and love all along the way. It is unbelievable to me, where I am now relative to where I was when I arrived at DP.

    Lance Duke
  • I can never say enough good things about Discovery Place and the people who work there. Before checking in to DP, I was out of options and out of answers. Fortunately, Discovery Place has a solution. Taking suggestions from the staff at DP saved my life, and as a result, I’m now more content and hopeful about life. I’m grateful for Discovery Place showing me how to live a healthy life so that I can become a better man and help the next guy.”

    Tyler Buckingham

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