Recovery Means Connection
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy recently declared loneliness an epidemic. In an interview with Quartz, Dr. Murthy and further stated “we will not solve the addiction problem in America if we don’t address social connection.”
Deep, meaningful connections based on shared experiences are key to defeating the loneliness and isolation that can drive or trigger addictive patterns.
How do we build those connections at Starfish? Our program is designed to strengthen social relationships and promote community. Shared experiences, especially those that teach a new skill or create a sense of team building and accomplishment, for example our yoga, CrossFit, or creative arts activities, promote camaraderie and encourage the development and maintenance of deep, long-lasting bonds.