22 Mar Top 5 Cities In The U.S. for Sober Living
If you’re recovering from alcohol or drug addiction and looking to spend some time away from potentially harmful triggers, due to your surroundings, then there are some amazing options available for you in the US. Here are the 5 best sober living cities in the United States:
Boston, the capital of Massachusetts is home to 4.7 million people. One of the oldest cities in the US, where people take their sobriety seriously. Lots of people look forward to this city for an opportunity to create healthy life for themselves. The city has more than 2,000 AA meeting centers around the greater Boston area. Moreover, the city has a “commitment exchange” program, where local Alcoholic Anonymous groups send their members to speak and share their success stories at other meetings. These 12-step programs and meetings allow the sober people of Boston to expand their network of sobriety and help people who come to this city looking for help with their addiction issues.
The fourth most popular city in the US! It is home to more than 2.3 million people. The city has the Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest concentration of healthcare and research institutions and NASA’s Johnson Space Center. This city has a large number of 12 – Step clubhouses, where an individual can go to, to meet others in recovery. This town has 580 Alcoholic Anonymous groups, which conducts around 2,400 meetings every week.
3. New York
The city with its work-hard/ play-hard culture is one of the most populous cities in the Unites States. The average population of New York City in the year 2014 was 8.5 million. It is also known as the city that never sleeps! It has a dynamic sober network that is perfect for those new in recovery. The city has the highest concentration of 12-step and AA meetings happening all day long in every borough. There are support groups for everything from overeating to smoking, sex etc. The city also has one of the best Sober Living homes in the United States located just outside the city, in Westchester County.
4. Los Angeles
Commonly known as L.A., is the second largest city after New York and is widely known for its rave parties and Hollywood. However, this city manages to maintain a high sobriety populous with the help of huge fellowship programs that include approximately 3,100 alcoholic anonymous meetings per week. Numerous high-energy sober events happen across the city daily and attract a lot of young people who share their experience, gain confidence, and hope to live a sober life.
5. San Francisco, California
The 13th most populous city in the US is home to over 9 million people. The recovery community of San Francisco reflects the diversity of the city. The city conducts 588 weekly meetings focusing on GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and the Transgender Community), and approximately 500 Spanish-speaking meetings in the Bay Area. The city is famous for its open-minded culture and helping those new in recovery.