Meditation for Recovery

Using Meditation for Recovery – Does it Work?

Through our years of work with young people in recovery, we have found meditation to be a helpful part of the healing process. Yoga, mindfulness-based meditation, and Reiki sound bath healing are types of meditation practice we offer to our residents.
Best Sobriety Podcasts

Best Sobriety Podcasts

Whatever kind of insights you are looking for, there is likely a podcast on the topic ready for download. To get you started, here is a list of some of the best addiction, recovery and sobriety podcasts, we’ve found so far.
Eating Disorders and Transitional Living

The Importance of Nutrition

In order for transitional living to be an effective step on the path to long-term recovery, it needs to provide comprehensive nutrition education, hands-on instruction on how to maintain a healthy diet, and counseling where necessary. Find out more…
12 Steps and 12 Traditions

12 Steps and 12 Traditions

12 Steps and 12 Traditions is the book outlining the 24 basic principles of Alcoholics Anonymous. The book was written in 1953 by AA co-founder, William Griffith Wilson, or, as he is more commonly known within the AA community, Bill W. Today’s Anonymous programs address many forms addiction beyond alcohol – from narcotics to gambling to food to the Internet and technology, but all of them follow the basic tenets that can be found in this book and have been guiding addicts through recovery since the program was first developed in the 1930’s.
Transitional Living

Transitional Living

At Mare’s House, we believe that a quality transitional living program should provide more than a place to work on recovery. We believe that transitional living should also be a space for cultivating personal development. One of the ways we encourage our members’ personal development is through mandatory employment.
Equine Therapy

Equine Therapy

Equine therapy or Equine-Assisted Therapy (EAT), is a type of experiential therapy that uses horses and other equines to help people with a variety of mental health, trauma and substance abuse issues. It is used for emotional growth development, stress reduction, and coping with anxiety, among other benefits. Find out more…
Sober Quotes

Sober Living Quotes

Making the commitment to stay sober is one of the greatest gifts you can give to yourself and to your loved ones. When you decide each day to walk a bit further down the road of recovery you are deciding that your health and well-being matter. You are deciding that YOU matter, and that you deserve a life free from the shackles of addiction.
Surf Therapy

Surf Therapy

What makes Mare’s House truly unique among transitional living houses is our use of surf therapy. More than just exercise, surf therapy can help foster the personal development and life skills required for a fulfilling sober life.
Rocking Horse Ranch

Equine Therapy at Rocking Horse Ranch

Mare’s House residents have the regular opportunity to visit Rocking Horse Ranch, a non-profit horse rescue organization that allows individuals in recovery to benefit from communing and caring for horses.
Case Management

Case Management at Mare’s House

Case management at Mare’s House helps residents develop accountability and reach self-prescribed goals, while identifying and practicing the skills necessary to transition into substance free independent living.
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Clinical Support at Mare’s House

We focus extensively on the development of healthy boundaries and self-advocacy in order to build esteem and personal empowerment.
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The Mare’s House Experience

As a transitional living facility serving young adult women with substance abuse, disordered eating and mental health issues, our program is clinically sophisticated, while also providing the life skills support our residents need to successfully transition to independent living.
Dr. Kornberg

Meet Dr. Kornberg

Dr. Michael Kornberg is a child and adolescent psychiatrist specializing in helping patients and families when the transition from adolescence to adulthood proves difficult.
Sober Living in San Diego

Sober Living in San Diego

San Diego is a wonderful place to build a sober life. The city and its surrounding communities have ample resources for young women looking for support and the opportunity to build a healthy lifestyle. Read on to find out more.