Alcohol and other substance abuse treatment programs are focusing more on the wellbeing of the total patient rather than just targeting functional sobriety.
Various explanations are offered in this article for the inclusion of a fitness and health promotion component in a chemical abuse treatment program.
The treatment program at Charter Hospital of Fort Worth, Texas, is discussed in detail, including a comprehensive medical examination, fitness and nutritional screenings, and appropriate exercise activities.
Educational sessions are offered on health fitness, risk reduction, stress management, smoking cessation, proper nutrition and the positive psychological aspects of exercise.
The implications of a health/fitness component in the recovery process are emphasized.
Mots-clés Pascal : Alcoolisme, Toxicomanie, Sevrage toxique, Programme thérapeutique, Traitement, Aptitude physique, Exercice physique, Education sanitaire, Education nutritionnelle, Programme sanitaire, Homme, Promotion santé
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Alcoholism, Drug addiction, Poison withdrawal, Therapeutic schedule, Treatment, Physical fitness, Physical exercise, Health education, Nutrition education, Sanitary program, Human
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