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LIFE ON THE COAST

Sober Living can be much more than counting days

Sober life is about sober living! While a number may help define our recovery, experience teaches us two things. First that sober life has to evolve, we have to grow. Engaging and evolving opens the way into long term recovery. That's why we say that we need to create a new life before the old comes back for us. And, second, that we need to heal the pain inside us that lead us to drink or do drugs in the first place. Among coping skills for life, substance use absolutely defeats us, it doesn't help us solve problems.

THE COAST 

  • rides available (two ride packages available)

  • peer-driven weekend activities

  • ample work opportunities with in-house coaching support

  • gym or yoga studio memberships

  • vast 12-step community

  • top-tier professionals for clinical and medical assistance

  • over 200 meetings each week within 15 minutes

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Getting Around

You may bring your car. If you do not have a car, you may use Uber, walk or take a ride with one of the house bicycles. Town, IOP, private clinicians, grocery store and meetings are less than a mile walk. Most of the time, one of house members is traveling in the direction you are going and will give you a ride. Nothing is more than a fifteen minute drive. For those who may want the ease, you may also purchase a ride plan from us.  

The Steps
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IMAGINE FOLLOWING YOUR PASSION FOR FUN. NOW IMAGINE BEING SURROUNDED BY SOBER PEOPLE THAT AGREE.

We live in an upscale area with many activities. Here is a glimpse into what is offered.

Getting physical is a great way to relieve stress, distract yourself from circular thinking, build healthy habits and re-orient your mind. Getting physically active and eating right literally results in feeling the natural rewards of dopamine while also charging up your self-awareness and empowerment. The rewards of connection and friendship are a natural result of many facets of our house, but especially the ones involving those fun, physical activities that we take turns planning. 

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Hiking. immerse yourself in a cascade of green and blue.

Extensive hiking trails are a short drive away. Chatfield Hollow, Gillette Castle, Chatfinch Island, Guilford Trails,  and Westwoods.

Equine Therapy

Westbrook Hunt and Sunset Stables.

We travel 4 miles to participate in equine ground work (included). Some of our residents take riding lessons at their cost. Lessons are for every level from beginner to nationally ranked hunters, jumpers and equation riders. We also make a day of it and go to Sunset Stable in Lincoln, RI.

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kayaking.

Our area has many rivers for kayaking. We have three available and can provide transportation to and from two nearby rivers.

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Paint Ball

Mystic (Fields of Fire) and more

Playing Golf

Golf or  Mini Golf

Driving range and lessons are nearby.

Our mini golf is on the water in Old Saybrook.

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Ferry Boat Rides to Long Island

Leave from Bridgeport and go to Port Jeff or leave from New London and go to Orient Point or Block Island

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Museums, Aquariums and Scavenger Hunts

We live where history was made and culture flourishes. Here are our area's museums, scavenger hunts and aquariums: New Haven Scavenger HuntMystic Aquarium, Mark Twain House, Florence Griswold, The Wadsworth, 

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Boat Rides

There are several sailing excursions from the Connecticut River and our very own, Madcap Racing Team (Wednesday Nights),

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The Search for labyrinths.

Hammonasett hosts a labyrinth. We especially like the hunt to find more labyrinths to walk / pray like Ridgefield's Garden of Ideas

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biking. rigorous or relaxing. race or reboot.

Bikes are available at the house to all residents. Grocery and gym are an easy 2 mile bike from the house. There are miles and miles of paved off-road trails at Hammonasett 

At the Top

tubing/skiing

Farmington River or Attatash Mountain