The Sober College San Diego sober living homes are located in beautiful luxury apartments in San Diego, California. Clients in our sober living live side-by-side with other recovering clients, sharing responsibilities that prepare them for independent living. At Sober College San Diego we understand that to achieve long term sobriety and healthy living, clients need to take a comprehensive, holistic and balanced approach to recovery. Our sober living apartments offer a wide variety of amenities to support those looking to stay close to a sober community while still enjoying an independent lifestyle.
About Sober Living at Sober College San Diego
At home, clients live in fully-furnished two bedroom, two bathroom loft apartments. Our apartments are complete with a washer and dryers, cable, high-speed Internet, and flat screen televisions. The location is safe, with secure parking, on-site pools, Jacuzzis and spas. There are also several picnic areas, game areas including racquetball courts and a fully equipped fitness center. Group fitness classes, including yoga, are available onsite as well and offered throughout the week. Clients have easy access to a bistro and market, shuttle services and a tanning salon. The location has security on patrol to ensure the environment is safe and protected.
Client living in sober living must abide by curfews (which vary depending on individual need), contribute to household chores, maintain sobriety and be participating in some sort of fitness, recovery program and pursue educational or vocational goals. This serves to keep all clients safe and provides them with enough structure to support the skills learned in recovery.
All clients can have their cell phones and their cars if needed (not required or necessary). They are responsible for budgeting their money, shopping for groceries and keeping up with chores. As someone moves through the program, they gain more and more freedom helping them to become self-sufficient by inheriting responsibilities that reintroduce them to independent living. While they receive counselor support throughout their stay, their level of supervision will lessen as they remain sober and continue to achieve in all give areas.
Sober College San Diego offers both Men’s Sober Living as well as Women’s Sober Living. While living quarters are separate a co-ed community allows clients to learn to build healthy friendships with the opposite sex.
At Sober College San Diego we are dedicated to helping clients not only get sober, but stay sober and rebuild their lives, by checking in and helping them to succeed in five core areas that we call the Five Core Competencies. These areas include: Sobriety, Productivity, Fitness, Life Skills, Emotional Intelligence. Our sober living program provides clients with a plethora of resources that help support a well-balanced and successful life. These include:
About the Five Core Competencies
Sobriety & Sober Fun
Academic & Vocational Support
Physical Fitness & Wellness
Life Skill Training & Development
Clients living in our sober living community, may start their day at our on-site gym, followed by lively participation in Morning Meditation in their apartment with their housemates. Our clients leave for work, school, or IOP shortly after morning meditation. In addition to a fully-equipped gym, the apartments offer several activities on-site that are available to all clients. Other fitness and sober fun activities like paddle boarding, surfing, biking, museum trips, concerts and more are organized by Sober College San Diego and clients are able to participate with their housemates and others within the SDSR community. After dinner, clients can attended a myriad of recovery meetings in the area.
Weekends are laid back. Following morning meditation, clients may be with us our community breakfast, our community supper, or with us at the beach surfing,. We always conclude Saturday night with Story Time, a dual speaker recovery meeting of experience, strength, and hope. Sober College San Diego believes that in order to live and enjoy life sober, they need to be active and having fun which is why we encourage clients to participate in our community and recovery activities.
Our on-site counselors oversee serve as case managers for each clients. They check in with each client to ensure they are achieving a balanced life and program. Are they attending meetings? Working towards their educational and vocational goals? Participating in recovery meetings or activities? And much more. Our counselors are dedicated to helping clients succeed in sobriety as well as life.
Our sober livings also have Mentors, or staff who help with transportation and supervision as well as emotional support for clients. These Mentors either have personal experience with recovery or have family members in recovery. All have experience working with those struggling with substance abuse and can serve as examples for our clients.
Finally, each apartment has a Senior Client. These Senior Clients are an extension of Sober College San Diego staff. They have been with Sober College San Diego for over 6 months are able to help ensure that newer clients are engaging in the program. These senior clients are building accountability and responsibility while assisting both clients and staff alike.
Questions about sober living for yourself or a loved one?
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