Using Exercise to Aid Alcohol and Drug Recovery

An article from VeryWell Mind by Buddy T

According to Buddy T, "Many professional alcohol and drug treatment and rehabilitation programs include exercise as part of an overall program to help patients maintain abstinence and develop a more healthy lifestyle. Many residential treatment centers feature fully-equipped exercise facilities on the premises.

Traditionally, the main reason exercise has been recommended for those trying to quit alcohol and drugs is because it keeps them focused on something other than their withdrawal symptoms or cravings. Now, however, there may be evidence that exercise has additional benefits to those who want to avoid drinking and using drugs."

This article talks about how good nutrition, exercise, and relaxation can benefit people in sobriety.

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