For many, returning home after inpatient drug treatment programs is extremely difficult. Some people find themselves back in the same setting and lifestyle that they were in before getting sober, and come into contact with many triggers and stressors. A sober companion is a trained professional who can take each step of reintegration with you. He or she can accompany you at home, to work, or at stressful and triggering times.
Residential treatment is a safe, drug-free environment, and for some, their home or work environment is not.