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Anyone who’s started over after rehab knows that there is an awful lot to get done.
You’ve got to avoid people who are bad for your recovery, work on your existing relationships, practice the new skills you learned at rehab, attempt to eat right and exercise —and maybe even find a new job.
At the same time, you also have to try and avoid getting overwhelmed and stressed out.
Life is absolutely better than before, but it’s not easy.
Luckily, Dallas has the resources and opportunities you need to embrace and enjoy life.
Jobs for Recovering Addicts in Dallas
Finding a job is challenging. But it’s even more challenging if your addiction resulted in a criminal record.
The good news is that there are people who have recognized that difficulty and taken action. Check out America In Recovery and the National Hire Network—two non-profits dedicated to helping find jobs for recovering addicts and those with criminal pasts.
Dallas Addiction Support Groups and More
The Dallas Intergroup Association has all the info you need for 365 days a year worth of meetings in the Dallas area. The group’s website is also the place to go to find out about events, service opportunities and other news.
But life isn’t just about meetings. When addiction took over, personal growth stopped. Now is the time to expand your horizons again.
Hit the amazing Dallas Farmers Market for seasonal produce, as well as spices, bakery, cheese, olive oil and more. Check out Karmany Yoga, where you pay what you can afford, or become a part of a community garden.
The first step? Solidify your support system and make sure you’re surrounding yourself with people who share your values. After that? Live your life again and open your eyes to everything you’ve been missing.
About The Raleigh House
The Raleigh House is a residential treatment center located in Denver that believes addiction isn’t just a physical problem. Our master’s level trained therapists get to the root cause of addiction and will help you develop a strategy to manage and enjoy life without drugs or alcohol. Fill out our form or contact us today to learn more about the treatment programs at The Raleigh House.