In 2018, there were an estimated 22 million Americans in recovery. You may have a family or loved one on the road to recovery, and want to find ways to support them. You can show your support by encouraging them, or even with a gift.
If you are wondering what some of the best gifts for young people in recovery are, make sure to keep reading to find out.
One way to show your support to a loved one is by getting them either a gym membership or fitness classes.
This will be a great way for them to blow off any stress they may be feeling during their road to recovery. This is also a great way for them to spend time if they seem to notice more free time in their schedule, they’ll need something to do instead of turning to habits that may not be beneficial to their recovery.
Another great gift is to buy a journal. Someone in recovery will have a lot of thoughts and feelings about how their process is going and may not want to share how they are feeling out loud.
With a journal, they can write down how their recovery is going as well as how they are feeling day to day. They’ll also be able to look back on their journey an acknowledge how far they’ve come.
As a way to show your support, you can always buy personalized jewelry like a charm for a bracelet or even a necklace. You can gift these during large milestones of their journey or even celebrate anniversaries of their sobriety.
If you are looking for a more subtle gift to celebrate their journey you can take a look at these aa gifts to get an idea of what direction you want go in for something personalized.
A New Plant
If your loved one has a green thumb, then a young plant is a great idea. They will not only have something to care for and watch grow, but it’s symbolic of the journey they are going on with their recovery.
The plant will grow with them as they grow through recovery and even motivate them when they are feeling down, knowing the still need to care for their plant.
Spending Time With Your Loved One
Although not a tangible gift, giving your personal time to your friend in recovery is still a thoughtful gift.
You both can take a day and either get lunch or even go to the beach. By giving your quality time to someone in recovery will show that you care about them and their road to recovery.
Gifts For Young People in Recovery
Now you have a few ideas of how you can support young people in recovery. You can go with a tangible gift or just give them your quality time. Having your support on their side while they go through recovery will make them feel loved and supported.
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