When used as part of an evidence-based treatment plan, basketball can boost physical and mental health, lead to sharper thinking, and facilitate improved self-esteem. Drug rehabs with a basketball court also place a focus on teamwork and cooperation.
When paired with cognitive-behavioral therapy, exercise can be an effective tool for overcoming addiction. Drug rehabs with a gym offer clients healthy ways to increase energy levels, balance the body’s stress hormone levels, and aid in the brain’s healing process.
Rec Room & Activities
Recreational therapy uniquely combines therapeutic interventions with an activity, like horse-riding, hiking, wilderness therapy, basketball, tennis, or a full workout. Benefits of recreational therapy include providing a healthy way to work through the emotions of recovery, learning to build and maintain relationships, improving communication skills, and building self-esteem.