Top 7 US Cities for Sober Living… #3 Will Surprise You
What makes a city particularly appealing for recovering addicts? Some say it’s high numbers of weekly AA/NA meetings; others say it’s a low percentage of drug and alcohol abuse. While both are certainly valuable components of sober living, sustained sobriety can often hinge on a city’s available community resources.
While plenty of cities provide community support and programs centering on sobriety, seven U.S. cities stand out from the rest, and a few might surprise you. If you’re looking for a recovery-friendly place to call home, you’ll definitely want to keep these American cities in mind:
Yakima has pulled off what some might consider impossible; they’ve come together politically, economically, and personally to champion sobriety. Yakima’s treatment and prevention providers equally share funding, ensuring no recovery program is ever forced out of business. What’s more, Yakima’s Drug Free Communities Coalition successfully decreased drug abuse by almost half in five years.
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Harlem’s model led to the creation of the largest school-community prevention system in the country: Communities in Schools (CIS).
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Together, they will evaluate the Boston recovery community’s current status and immediate needs. Once determined, multiple new and cutting-edge sober living initiatives will be launched around the city.
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