New York is the third most populated state in our country as well as one of its most thriving and active cultural centers, not to mention having one of the nations most ethnically and religiously diverse populations. There are many things that are great about living in a state as active and thriving as New York, but off course there are some drawbacks, one of which happens to be drug addiction and the numerable social problems that go hand in hand with it. But on the other side of that coin, the State of New York also has a very thriving recovery community with a tremendous amount of twelve step meetings and more treatment centers than you can count. So whether you need a residential program, an outpatient drug rehab, relapse prevention strategies or just meetings to do it the old fashioned way, the state of New York is a great place to get and stay sober. The state of New York also houses one of our nations greatest monuments, the Statue of Liberty which stands as an enduring monument to freedom and liberty, which happen to be the founding principles in recovery, to be free from the chains of our addictions that bind our lives to misery and despair. Relapse Prevention is a crucial part of recovery and the state of New York has all the resources you would ever need to create a support network and to make your recovery successful and full of joy.