Living with an Addict in Recovery

When your loved one was living a life with addiction, the most important things to them then were drugs or alcohol. After seeking help in a 12-step recovery program, things changed—but maybe not in the way that you expected. It’s normal to hope that your relationship will improve and that you will become a priority […]

Meeting God

You were on your way home when you died.
 It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. It was a painless death. The EMTs tried their best to save you, but to no avail. Your body was so utterly shattered you were better off, […]

In April 2012, Any Length Recovery Residences Opened its First Men’s Residence

In April 2012, Any Length Recovery Residences opened its first men’s residence, fulfilling a need for affordable, safe housing for men in early recovery. We provide structure and accountability to our residents to help them maintain and strengthen their recovery. We offer individual and group recovery support services, as well as opportunities for fellowship with […]

Why choose Any Length Retreat?

Before answering these questions, some really great questions to ask yourself are: Have you tried multiple attempts at getting sober and failed? Have you been in and out of addiction treatment centers and not found a solution to your addiction? Have you ever been to a 30-day drug and alcohol treatment center? Have you tried […]

Sober Living is an Essential Element

Sober Living is an essential element for an individual who has graduated from an addiction treatment center. Whether that individual is an alcoholic or an addict, a Sober Living home can provide the necessary structure and accountability for one who is trying to recover from alcoholism and addiction. Sober Living homes are recommended for the […]

Emotional Maturity

“If a repetition is to be prevented, place the problem, along with everything else, in God’s hands.” (BB pg 120)  The mature person has developed attitudes in relation to himself and his environment which have lifted him above “childishness” in thought and behavior. My Mind Is My Garden, My Thoughts Are My Seeds. I Will […]


BIG BOOK DEATH THREATS: It can be a useful exercise to go through the Big Book looking for where the Book tells us that we will drink unless we take (or refrain from) specific actions. There are seven main areas of such ‘death threats.’ By the way, they are ‘death threats’ because, for us, to […]

The Any Length Retreat’s Philosophy

The Any Length Retreat’s Philosophy The Any Length Retreat is located just north of Austin Texas on 5 acres. Any Length is an affordable alternative to recovery centers. We have a non-clinical drug rehabilitation that empowers men who have not had success in staying sober on their power or have tried countless other methods to […]

Comprehensive, Holistic Focus

Comprehensive, Holistic Focus The exhaustive schedules of most clinical treatment centers have a tendency to stress patients out more than they provide the reassurance that recovery is supposed to provide. In such circumstances, it becomes quite difficult to retain information and to incorporate sobriety into one’s daily regimen. Instead, our 60-day addiction recovery center in […]

90 Day Program

90 Day Program When most people think of addiction recovery, their minds go to sterile, clinical environments and thirty-day clinical treatment centers. However, the problem with most of those treatment centers is that patients must adhere to their preset curricula, which don’t always work for their specific needs. At Any Length Recovery Center, we pride […]

Looking Deep Within One’s Self

Looking Deep Within One’s Self One of the reasons that the 30-day addiction recovery center for men in Austin, Texas is considered a recovery staple is because it’s long enough to provide ample time for the critical components of restoration, but it’s not so long that a person who’s attempting recovery for the first time […]

When it comes to addiction recovery, there are a plethora of resources available today.

When it comes to addiction recovery, there are a plethora of resources available today. Like people, treatment centers come in all shapes and sizes, and they have many different focuses. However, at our 60-day addiction Recovery Center for men in Austin, Texas, our goal is to simplify the recovery process by providing recovery centers for […]

Taking Your Recovery to the Next Level

Taking Your Recovery to the Next Level There are other benefits to our 30-day addiction recovery center for men in Austin, Texas. Not only do guests review their respective journeys into addiction, but many individuals also use the Any Length Retreat as a means of taking their recoveries to the next level. Whether you are […]

30 Day Program

30 Day Program Do you want to stop relapsing? Any Length Recovery Center offers an intensive program for men who have relapsed while in sober living. The reason we offer a program like this one is that if you have relapsed while in sober living then you probably don’t need to go back to treatment. […]

Today is a New Day.

Today is a new day. Take this opportunity to create a unique experience with the life that God has blessed you with today. See what you can bring to each moment that you get to participate in today. What are you grateful for today? What motivates you to be the best you can be for […]

Responsibility and Accountability

While in active addiction, most addicts lose touch with many of the skills and abilities that are needed to be an independent member of society. For instance, they take very little care of their bodies and physical health, adopt unhealthy eating habits, and place minimal importance on their hygiene. This exacerbates the state of poor […]

The Addiction Recovery Process is like a Puzzle with Many Different Pieces.

The addiction recovery process is like a puzzle with many different pieces. Of course, the journey differs for every addict, but each addict’s recovery will require several essential components. Active recovery is typically the period spent in the two-week, thirty-day, or sixty- day recovery center or treatment center, during which time an individual participates in […]

Recovery and 12 Steps

Peanut butter and jelly, turkey and dressing, beans and rice, bacon and eggs. Somethings are just better served together. The same is accurate with recovery and 12 steps, willingness, honesty, and open-mindedness. We have a purpose to leave a legacy. We can leave one based on fact or based on fiction. Why do we as […]

Where Do We Find Power?

Where do we find power? What kind of power do you want to live by? I believe there are two powers in this world: Darkness and Light. Everything is capable of emerging out of the darkness into the light. Nothing can outrace its own light. Powerful! So, why do we stay stuck? Why is it […]

What is Our Purpose?

What is our purpose? Is it to get what we need and help others when we can? Can we get by each day if we only help others when it is convenient? Do we want to just merely survive, or do we want to grow and thrive; to become productive individuals and help rebuild communities. […]

The Present Moment is Free

“The greatest human quest is to know what one must do to become a human being.” —IMMANUEL KANT   The present moment is free. We have sometimes found it impossible to be in the moment. Today, I was driving to visit a friend in the hospital and ran a red light. Nothing tragic happened. I […]


“We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us!   We’re all going to die, all of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love each other, but it doesn’t. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities, we are eaten up […]


“You forget that you have just now tapped a source of power much greater than yourself.” BB pg 63   God is in our innermost being, yet we look everywhere ‘out there’ in our life instead of where the Big Book tells us, “We found the Great Reality deep down within us.” I’ve found access […]

On Step Two

The question the Big Book gives us for a beginner taking Step 2 is found on page 47: “Do I now believe, or am I even willing to believe, that there is a Power greater than myself?”   For those of us who are going through the Steps more than once or who already have […]

Sober Living Environment

Do you have men that you have sent to a Sober Living environment but new that they needed more than that, but you may not have been confident that there was a place for them to go?   I believe that Any Length Retreat can help those men. We offer a recovery program at Any […]

Importance of HomeGroup

For most of us a sense of belonging to something genuine hadn’t been a relevant factor in our lives for a long time or maybe not at all. For myself most of the times I associated with other people or groups in general it was very surface level and although I may physically had been […]

The Importance of Sober Living

The importance of sober living has long been a question for addicts and the families of those alike. Isn’t it a bad idea to put a number of addicts and alcoholics all together under one roof? Shouldn’t my loved one be reintegrating back into the world with those who don’t struggle with addiction? Hopefully I […]