Addiction Support Groups

The true value of support groups is unknown to many Orlando residents who could benefit from them. Support groups are an important part of any good rehab and treatment program and are valuable both during and after treatment. Once a person has struggled with addiction, the temptation to return to drug use will not go away completely. When life gets stressful or things at work get tough, a return to drug or alcohol use may seem like a solution. If separated from an outside source of communication and support, an individual may give it to this temptation to use. A support group is one way for a recovering Orlando resident to stay strong and resist the temptation to fall back into addiction.

Why Are Support Groups Important for Orlando Residents?

Orlando residents are drawn to others with similar experiences. Sympathy and empathy are important parts of any relationship, and they can be difficult for recovering drug or alcohol users to find outside of the recovery community. Support groups connect peers with similar struggles and provide understanding and encouragement. During rehab patients will go through the hardest parts of treatment together. After such an experience these peers will understand what each other has gone through. After rehab meeting regularly with people who are struggling to stay clean can produce camaraderie and strength. In a moment of weakness a fellow recovering addict’s strength can be enough to keep you from falling off the wagon.

Recovery is a lifelong process for Orlando residents, and the effort to stay healthy can’t be abandoned once rehab and treatment are over. Support groups can assist you in continuing the struggle for a drug-free life long after rehab is over, and the members of a support group are likely to become lifelong friends.

Help Finding Treatment and Support Groups for Orlando Residents

If you are struggling with drug addiction and are in need of treatment and support, we want to help. Call our 24 hour, toll-free helpline to speak with a trained addiction counselor who can answer any questions you have and help you find the treatment and support you need. A consistent support group can be the difference between staying clean and falling into relapse. Call today, and let us connect you with the support that could change your life.