Many people in recovery describe group meetings and peer support as critical to their recovery. No matter what obstacles come up in recovery, other groups members and counselors can help you process your emotions and overcome challenges. Having a support group of peers in recovery gives you easy access to people with life experiences similar to yours. They can provide insights in how they overcame their problems and help you along your journey.
Not only will group members help you work through current obstacles, but they may also challenge old thought patterns or behaviors, which will provide supportive accountability.
A Judgement-Free Environment
It can sometimes be difficult to discuss your addiction with friends and family. Group counseling sessions give you a safe environment to express your fears and emotions with other people who understand. Group sessions also have a strict rule of confidentiality.
Feelings of Purpose and Stability
As you progress to the next stages in your treatment program, you will naturally find your footing. You may find yourself in a position to offer guidance and suggestions to other group members. When you start giving back to the group, it is common to find feelings of purpose and responsibility. This responsibility can help you stay on the path to recovery.
Learn More About Group Counseling in Lexington
If you’d like to learn more about our treatment program at 2nd Chance Clinic, please give us a call. We can explain our treatment process and how you can get started. We do not have a one-size-fits-all program for addiction treatment. Our physicians and addiction counselors will work with you to help you determine a treatment program that is right for you. Our caring staff is standing by to answer any questions you may have – 24 hours a day!