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The Importance of Wellness in Recovery

Foundations Group Recovery Centers' mission is to eliminate barriers by implementing evidence-based resources to help men and women achieve long-term sobriety.

We are committed to helping individuals with substance use and co-occurring disorders build a strong foundation for a path to recovery. We recognize that wellness is an important part of this foundation, and offer a variety of ways to improve your wellness and build upon this foundation while you are in our care.


At our addiction treatment center in Mashpee, Massachusetts; our clients begin to sustain healthy nutrition habits through our program. Breakfast and lunch are provided by Chef Rolands Catering, ensuring that the foundation to build upon for physical health is set. We also offer numerous wellness activities for our clients, including yoga, free memberships to local gyms and studios, and other partnerships with community organizations like Rocky's Gym, Wellstrong and B/Spoke Studios.


In recovery from substance use disorder, wellness plays a crucial role in achieving overall well-being. Wellness can be defined as good health in various aspects of life such as physical, emotional, mental, social, and intellectual . The Eight Dimensions of Wellness, including social wellness, can help those in recovery build new, meaningful relationships with others who live a substance-free lifestyle and repair damaged family relationships. Emotional wellness is also essential in recovery, as it allows individuals to better anticipate and modify their reactions to triggers, warning signs, and harmful thought processes. The National Institute on Drug Abuse further emphasizes that even people with severe and chronic substance use disorders can overcome their illness and regain health and social function through remission, where those positive changes and values become part of a voluntarily adopted lifestyle.


Physical wellness is an important aspect of substance use disorder recovery. Incorporating physical activity, nutrition, and exercise into treatment has shown positive results and recovery benefits. Regular exercise and a healthy diet can improve overall health and aid in managing symptoms such as restlessness, sleeplessness, depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions that can occur when first stopping substance use. Fortunately, physical wellness does not have to be costly and can serve as a great help to individuals trying to recover from drug addiction.


At Foundations Group Recovery Centers, we can help. Our substance use treatment center in Mashpee, MA provides programs for all types of addiction and substance use disorders. Some addictions and disorders we provide treatment for are alcohol use disorder, opioid use disorder, stimulant use disorder, fentanyl addiction, heroin addiction, benzodiazepine addiction, alcohol addiction, cocaine addiction, methamphetamine addiction, and painkiller addiction.

We provide treatment plans tailored to address the needs of individuals in multiple stages of recovery. Our team provides the support to build a strong foundation in recovery from addiction. If you or a loved one struggles with substance use disorder and needs addiction treatment, reach out to Foundations Group Recovery Centers staff to get started today.



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