Check your community recreation centre, churches, schools, and clubs. Think about volunteering. Check self-help social committees through agencies like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA), Cocaine Anonymous (CA), and Gamblers Anonymous (GA).
Are there some habits you want to change? List these changes.
To do this check:
When you find out what activities are available, list the activities you want to get more information about. Next, list the activities you want to get involved in.
Organizing your time is important to a successful recovery program. Make a weekly plan of activities. Make sure to plan in advance. Structure and planning will ease you into a new, healthier lifestyle. Once leisure activities become regular, it will feel as normal as brushing your teeth in the morning.
Current as of: March 2, 2017
Author: Addiction & Mental Health, Alberta Health Services