If you think recovery is something you have to go alone, you’re wrong. Group therapy is one of the most important and effective aspects of the recovery process
Going through a treatment program to get over an addiction issue can be a worrisome experience, especially if you don’t know exactly what you may be getting into. Some may think that they will go through this journey alone and may be worried if they will be able to do it by themselves. However, one of the main components of drug treatment programs is group therapy in which you speak and learn with others who are going through similar situations.
Group therapy can be extremely effective as it can provide extra support and motivation from peers who have similar goals. Developing relationships and maintaining social skills is an important part of the recovery process and working through addiction issues in a group setting can help do both. The relationships that develop through group sessions can be used outside of sessions and can continue to help even after the treatment as motivation to remain sober and avoid relapse.