Enjoying Clean And Sober Fun With FRIENDS & Family

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Walking out of a life of addiction is an incredible achievement, and you should be more than proud of yourself. If you are new to embracing a recovery-based lifestyle? Things may feel a bit odd for a while. That’s why it’s important to fill your time with clean and sober, friendly fun, and people who support your recovery.


Many people new to recovery are afraid that their fun-loving days are over. However, Sobriety doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy life and spend time with your friends. In fact, fostering deep friendships with healthy people will aid you in your recovery journey.

Colusa County Recovery: Enjoying Clean And Sober Fun With Friends & Family

So, no matter what kind of person you are, there’s a fun, sober activity for you.


Fun Sober Activities for Thrill-Seekers

If you’ve got a spirit for adventure and love to do crazy, risky things, you’ll find a ton of exciting ways to enjoy life. Instead of using substances to fuel your thrill-seeking, there are a variety of adrenaline-pumping sober activities you and your friends can enjoy:

  • Skydiving — indoor or the real thing

  • Laser tag

  • Arcades

  • Trip to an amusement park filled with roller coasters

  • Parasailing

  • Rock climbing

  • Shark cage diving


Fun for Nature Lovers

Time spent in the great outdoors is a natural and holistic way to cleanse your spirit and soul after struggling with addiction. There are many fun sober activities you can enjoy outside with

friends. Whether you love the beach or towering mountain peaks, here are some ways to delve into nature:

  • Visit a local, state or national park

  • Go hiking or plan a picnic

  • Try surfing, fishing, scuba diving or swimming in a lake or the ocean

  • Watch the sunrise or sunset


Fun Things for Those Who Enjoy Hospitality

If you love having friends over to your place, you can still get together and have a great time without relying on addictive substances. Be the host with the most by planning a game or movie night or a delicious Friday night dinner. Enjoy sports? Have your friends over for a Sunday football party. Any occasion is the perfect opportunity for a sober get-together.


Fun Sober Activities for You Kids at Heart

Addiction tends to rob you of your wonder for life. Fortunately, Recovery doesn’t have to be a stuffy, boring experience. Give yourself the freedom to play and enjoy some childlike escapades with your friends:

  • Hide-and-go-seek

  • Dress-up

  • Freeze tag

  • Board games

  • Trampolines

  • Rock painting


Fun for Those With a Thirst for Knowledge or Art

Whether you’re a history buff or an art fanatic, now’s the time to slake your thirst for knowledge. Explore local museums, galleries' and art fairs or treat yourself by visiting a nearby historical site. If you need a place to enjoy some silent reflection, these locations are often very quiet and low-key. You’ll learn something new and get away from the stress of everyday life.



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Other Pages To Check Out

Resources

Recovery Videos

Inspirational Videos

First 90 Days

Introduction To CBT

Cute Critter Videos

Therapist Kati Morton Videos

Music Therapy 101


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