The Self Improvement Blog | Self Esteem | Self Confidence After leaving drug and alcohol treatment, the idea of stepping back out into the real world is terrifying for drug addicts and alcoholics. The fear of the unknown outside the walls of a safe haven is always there. Sober living homes (or halfway houses) are becoming increasingly popular for people who are trying to stay sober. Sober living homes provide structure, accountability, responsibility, safety, rules and regulations in hopes of…