Recovery from Addictions

CFF coaches can play a crucial role in supporting individuals on the path to recovery from addiction. They provide a unique blend of guidance, encouragement, and accountability, helping individuals navigate the challenges of recovery and rebuild their lives.

  • Personalized Recovery Plan: Work closely with individuals to create a personalized recovery plan that addresses their specific needs, goals, and challenges. They help identify triggers, develop coping mechanisms, and establish strategies for maintaining sobriety.
  • Fostering Self-Awareness and Emotional Regulation: Help individuals gain a deeper understanding of their addiction, underlying issues, and emotional triggers. They teach effective emotional regulation techniques to manage stress, anxiety, and cravings, reducing the risk of relapse.
  • Setting Realistic Goals and Maintaining Motivation: Assist individuals in setting realistic and achievable goals for their recovery journey. They provide ongoing support and encouragement, helping individuals stay motivated and focused on their long-term goals.
  • Building Healthy Relationships and Social Support: Help individuals develop healthy relationships with family, friends, and support groups. They encourage engagement in positive social activities and promote a sense of belonging and community.
  • Enhancing Life Skills and Career Development: Assist individuals in developing the skills and knowledge necessary for successful living. They provide guidance on career development, financial management, and personal responsibility.
  • Promoting Accountability and Overcoming Relapse: Hold individuals accountable for their actions and provide support during challenging times. They help develop strategies for overcoming relapse and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
  • Empowering Individuals and Fostering Self-Belief: Empower individuals to take control of their lives and believe in their ability to achieve their recovery goals. They instill confidence and self-worth, promoting a positive self-image and a sense of hope for the future.

In addition to their specific roles, CFF coaches can provide a safe and supportive space for individuals to share their experiences, express concerns, and receive non-judgmental feedback. They act as mentors and advocates, helping individuals navigate the challenges of recovery and rebuild their lives.

If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, please seek help from one of our Partner Organizations or other resources available to support people on the path to recovery. You can call the SAMHSA National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or visit the SAMHSA website for more information and resources.

In the United States alone, over 20 million people age 12 and older have a substance use disorder.

Over 140 million people worldwide have an alcohol use disorder.

In 2021, over 71,000 people in the US died from drug overdose, with opioids being involved in over 70% of these deaths.

Journal of Adolescent Health found that 52% of young adults reported engaging in pornography use in the past year, with 12% reporting problematic pornography use.