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Recreational Activities

Since substance abuse and other addictive behaviors penetrate every facet of life and eventually consume leisure time, therapeutic recreation is an essential treatment component. A combination of a physical fitness program, healthy recreation activities, and fulfilling leisure time will aid in the development of a healthy recovery since it provides the client the opportunity to practice the lifestyle changes, balance and healthy coping skills.

Engagement in Recreational Therapy has many benefits including:

  • Improves Social Functioning
  • Develops effective problem-solving skills
  • Improves self-esteem
  • Decreases loneliness
  • Promotes skills for socializing drug free
  • Increases ability to cope with stress and frustration without using substances
  • Reduces boredom
  • Develops relaxation skills
  • Increases ability to focus
  • Increases feelings of control
  • Improves use of free time and increases leisure planning
  • Increases ability to have fun while SOBER

Recreational Activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Beach activities
  • Mindful walking
  • Journaling
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Cooking
  • Music and Movement
  • Movies
  • Board Games
  • Volunteering
  • Gardening
  • Library visits
  • Fitness classes
  • Swimming

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