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Individuals in recovery from a substance use disorder often report feeling the desire to fill their time with meaning and that time they spent misusing substances was unfulfilling. This poster provides background on what a substance use disorder is and the effects it may have on a person's life. It also dives into the methods used to create, propose, and implement a creative expression group for homeless transitional-aged youth, 18-25, and an exercise group for individuals in recovery from SUD. Finally, this poster discusses the implications of implementing and maintaining programs occupational therapist lead programs in community mental health settings.
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
substance use disorder, occupational therapy, recovery, homeless youth
Medical Subject Headings
substance use disorder, homeless youth, feeling, exercise, occupational therapist
Occupational Therapy | Substance Abuse and Addiction
Head, L., & MacDermott, S. (2023, August 9). Leisure Exploration for Individuals Recovering from Substance Use Disorder. Poster presented at the Virtual OTD Capstone Symposium, University of St Augustine for Health Sciences. Retrieved from https://soar.usa.edu/otdcapstonessummer2023/25