TEAMWORK MAKES RECOVERY WORK
Dr G Om Prakasham
Chairman, Lotus Wellness
Consultant Cardiac Surgeon
Teamwork is a fantastic thing as it brings individuals from various backgrounds with different characteristics together for a common purpose. Teamwork is beautiful and provides measurable benefits and outstanding results when used correctly.
If you have been through substance abuse treatment, you have learned how peers interconnect with themselves to help each other out in the treatment process. After leaving treatment, finding yourself involved with teamwork is a fantastic way to develop your substance-free lifestyle and can make all the difference in maintaining your new life.
BUILDING ENCOURAGEMENT THROUGH TEAMWORK
Teamwork is a great way to build encouragement and honesty in a stable environment. The common goals and purposes of a group of people can help increase the motivation of the community that may have had limited access to specific knowledge. In the community of substance abuse treatment, taking full advantage of the teamwork or investigating ways you can be a part of a team is a great way to integrate your healthier lifestyle onto others who could benefit.
Teamwork can be found in group therapy, work, or family. Each group of people who works collaboratively together, despite their differences, can help contribute towards a healthier goal that helps each individual in the team and outside of it. When you have a common purpose that you strive for after leaving treatment, using teamwork-based strategies will help you encourage your stability and increase your problem-solving reactions.
USING TEAMWORK INSIDE OF TREATMENT
Teamwork is a great way to establish protocols and implement procedures while creating enhanced communication that revolves around a similar topic. For example, if you go to group therapy, you work together with others to discuss or motivate each other to maintain your common commitment.
When one person starts to feel that they are falling backward or turning towards unhealthy habits, the team comes together as a collective hold to boost and empower the one struggling, thus promoting a positive change. Working with the team is an essential part of substance abuse recovery and is a quality element of treatment in treatment centers.
USING TEAMWORK OUTSIDE OF TREATMENT
Teamwork does not stop inside the walls of a treatment facility and is used in various activities and environments outside of treatment. When first stepping into society after treatment, your choices are critical components of the outcome and result in your substance-free journey. When you drive yourself into methods and techniques while promoting your own healthy decisions, you are part of a bigger team that is helping the community.
For example, those who struggle with mental health disorders may not be aware that there is treatment right around the corner. If you have a mental health disorder and cope with it on a day-to-day basis, your experience and knowledge with your support group can help that person find the proper guidance and the education to get help. The elements of teamwork play a vital role in the health industry for various reasons because it helps society as a whole learn new approaches to individual situations.
COMMON GROUNDS FOR TEAMWORK
Not everyone goes through substance abuse treatment in the same way or will have the same treatment plan because each person is different and has different experiences and characteristics. Therefore, the more approaches and treatment options that are available as a team, the more people can be helped, thus promoting a healthier community in your life and the life of others.
When you implement teamwork and direction in your life, you preserve the core element of learning tools. Without working together with others, you may not know how to respond and react accordingly to challenging situations.
You can go to your groups and ask how to get through certain situations. Because of the teamwork that is focused on the common goal of maintaining a commitment, you can get different ideas and alternative options to face the fear head-on and be more prepared to handle it in unsuspecting situations.
Inside a treatment facility, you learn the principles of substance abuse recovery that require education, action, and adjustment. You also learned about problem-based solutions and how to achieve an active pursuit and desire to take a step forward in your goals. This was all created and is still surrounded by the elements of teamwork; without it, most of society would still lack healthcare awareness or have limited options for treatment.
Since you have been out of treatment and are making even more profound changes, your aftercare plan should have elements of teamwork that can make all the difference in your life and the lives of others. With support group-based therapy, and various programs available, you can use teamwork to help maintain your sobriety.
In recovery, working together with others will motivate you and encourage you to continue your healthy lifestyle. A great way to continue participating in teamwork outside of treatment is to find support groups, especially alumni groups. If you have been through treatment with Lotus Wellness in Coimbatore , India our alumni program is waiting for you to join. We are committed to providing the best for our clients, and that does not end once you have completed one of our treatment programs. Whether you’re struggling to adjust to life without drugs or alcohol, need some advice, or simply want to talk, our alumni program lets you re-engage with the Lotus community to help you thrive in your recovery. To learn more about implementing teamwork in your recovery and how Lotus Transitions can help, call us today at +917339062555. With LOTUS, you will always have a safe place.
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