Maintain a Sober Lifestyle
They need support long after they’ve left the rehab facility. They need a safe space to go where they’re free from toxic relationships and unhealthy environments that can trigger a relapse. People in recovery need therapy and support to help them work through the mental health issues that might have caused their addictions.
With the help of an aftercare program, addicts can learn how to get their lives back on track, stay sober, and start building healthier habits that can change their lives for the better.
What Is an Aftercare Program?
Aftercare programs also offer
Many aftercare programs also give their patients access to therapy and counseling sessions. With therapy, addicts can identify the thoughts and behaviors that made them want to turn to drugs in the first place.
They can process old traumas and learn healthy coping mechanisms that don’t involve drugs or alcohol. Therapy can also help people identify their addiction triggers and figure out how to manage their cravings when they arise.