The importance of recovery connection

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There is a power in positive recovery connection. It supports and nurtures when help and understanding are needed. It also combats loneliness, alleviates boredom, and enables fun times. Perhaps most importantly, recovery connection and positive relationships create a sense of belonging, which research has shown improves wellbeing, and increases happiness and life satisfaction.

The below connection map shows how a group of people connect and help each other. Interact with the map by clicking on and moving the circles, or selecting and deselecting names in the legend, to see how connection between people affects others directly and indirectly through their positive relationships.

Number of people in recovery worldwide