Summer is a great time to relax, socialize, and do a number of exciting outdoor activities. As you get used to life after drug and alcohol treatment, your idea of fun may change to a degree. For that reason, summertime may present some challenges. However, there are still plenty of fun things to do after you finish drug and alcohol treatment.

  1. Camping
    Camping gives you an opportunity to embrace nature. Hike some trails and enjoy wonderful vistas. Regardless of if you are roughing it or glamping it, camping can be a therapeutic release for you and a fun adventure.

  2. Travel
    Look to visit some destinations that you have always been interested in. Pack up and go have fun. Traveling is often a very rewarding experience.

  3. Sports
    Consider joining a sports league, it is a fun way to exercise and stay in shape while also enjoying competition that is both rewarding and challenging. The majority of sports leagues are organized by many local communities with different levels of competition.

  4. Volunteering
    Look for opportunities in your newspaper, for example. From animal care to community gardens, you should be assured of finding a cause that interests you. Through donating your time, you will likely meet new friends.

  5. Try Something New
    Find a new activity. Maybe you would like to learn how to fish, or surf, or perhaps learn to climb up some mountains.

  6. Become Creative
    Regardless of whether you would like to learn a new instrument or just attend a workshop, the summer presents a great opportunity to learn a new skill.

  7. Coordinate
    Check out the local recovery groups in your area to see if they hold any special summertime events, such as cookouts. This could be a great season for interacting and meeting new people.