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The Benefits of Recovery, Explained (With Numbers)

Article from Medium Christopher Johnston, MD

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According to Christopher Johnston MD, "Recovery is the period of time that begins after an individual with an alcohol or substance use disorder takes proactive steps to restore and repair the harm caused by their time in active addiction. They may enter treatment for alcohol abuse, opioid addiction, or a problem with other illicit drugs. They may go to community support groups or begin recovery on their own: whatever the case, when they take that step, that’s when recovery begins."

This article explains the benefits of addiction recovery and provides data to prove recovery is beneficial.

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Recovery, insights