Friday, April 22, 2016

Future City: Eudaimonia Sober Living in Houston

If you’re looking for a fresh start in recovery, Sober Living in Houston offers an active city for recovering drug addicts. Houston Texas Is known for many things: The Houston Astros who lost the 2015 American League Division Series to the Kansas City Royals, but are on the rise in baseball. James Harden and the Houston Rockets who dominate the court in basketball. The Texans who steal the spotlight on Sunday. The sports filled city was ranked 19th in Chrons “World’s most future-ready cities” article recently released. The future ready economy of Houston is growing, the infrastructure is ready to support progress and the economy can sustain innovation and growth. Between 12 step meetings and recovery, sports games, and job growth, addicts in recovery are flocking to Houston.
The Dell Future-Ready Economy Model
The new release from Dell stated that: “The study measured whether people had the right skills to drive social and economic change, whether the infrastructure was ready to support progress and whether the economy could help sustain innovation and growth.
“This ranking scores large, high-growth global metropolitan areas based on attributes that enable people and organizations to access new tools and new ideas that deliver better connectivity, better economic performance – and a greater ability to attract talent,” the release said.
Houston’s Job Growth
Houston’s job growth story has made headlines around the nation since recovery began from the worst economic downturn in recent history. Since the recession, the Houston area has led the nation in job recovery, beating out all other major metros in the U.S. In fact, Houston has added two jobs to every one job lost during the recession
Sober Living in Houston.
Sober Living homes are reserved for alcoholics and drugs addicts with nowhere else to turn. These houses cater to people who have become addicted to opiates. In recently years with the heroin epidemic and opioid abuse problem on the rise, sober living in Houston is growing. The facilities range from single houses in residential neighbor hoods to large apartment complexes. Residents living in these sober living homes follow guidelines and rules which include: curfew, random drug tests, chores, and attendance at 12 step meetings. The homes are often run by recovered drug addicts themselves, who act as a house manger watching over and helping the people in the house.

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