Your support system is an integral part of your addiction treatment and recovery. Because your support group is so important, it’s vital that you pick your people wisely. When selecting who to include in your addiction treatment support group, consider carefully the qualities and traits you wish to surround yourself with throughout recovery. Never feel bad about eliminating a parasitic influence from your support group, this is your team and ultimately everyone on that team should be rooting for your recovery. fr

After you have carefully compiled your support group, get to work. Let your team know what you expect of them and how they can best help you as you battle your addictions.