It was 30 days in rehab that I was introduced to the term Sober Living Environment. I was able to tour a few in the Sacramento area and once I was introduced to CSTL, "Mad House" seem to have everything I needed to help me stay sober and much, much more.
I checked out of rehab and moved into CSTL with just 60 days sober. I was overwhelmed at first, however I knew I had made the right move. Having to share a room was something I never thought I would have to do, meanwhile accountability is something that CSTL has to offer and I realized that On day one.
CSTL provides a safe and comfortable environment to stay sober. The amenities are countless. One price for everything, 3 meals a day, bath products, WiFi and AA and NA meetings on site, you literally just have to worry about staying sober, working with a sponsor, assigned chores and keeping a clean room.
Above all you are surrounded by alcoholics and addicts. You always have someone to talk to, To relate to and someone to talk to you. The fellowship and friendships you are able to encounter are very important to staying sober.
I am still a resident at CSTL and have been able to be a part of the community and a part of the CSTL family. As a senior resident now I am able to make new residents feel safe and welcomed. I am where I am suppose to be. I take one day at a time. I know without the program at CSTL I would not be the person I am today and I am not worried about tomorrow, No Matter What!!