Every Recovery Support group is different

Every Recovery Support group is different.

After completing drug and alcohol treatment, the benfits of participating in a recovery support group are well documented. Some groups you’ll like, but some groups you won’t. They each have their own personality and their own mix of people. Finding the right group is important because when you do find the right group recovery becomes a lot easier.

Don’t keep on going to a group that you don’t like just because it’s convenient or close by. If you do that, eventually you’ll convince yourself that you don’t need to go to meetings. You’ll tell yourself, “They’re real addicts. I’m not like them.” The beauty of 12 step groups is that there are so many to choose from, it’s not hard to find at least one group that you can connect with.

Then find someone who you have something in common with. Ask them what other meetings they like. It’s a common question, so don’t feel embarrassed to ask it. Then go to one of those meetings, and do exactly the same thing. Find somebody else, and ask them what other meetings they like. Do that a few times, and you will quickly zero in on meetings that work for you.

Leave a reply

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>