National Health and Fitness Month Can Benefit Drug Users

girl runningMay is National Physical Fitness and Sports month, a time for individuals to learn the value of becoming and staying physically active.  Not only can physical activity improve muscle tone and overall physical function, it can improve bone and heart health, lower the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some cancers, and for many older individuals it may even help reduce the risk of injury-causing falls.  For individuals struggling with substance abuse problems, National Health and Fitness Month can improve their chances of a healthy, permanent recovery from drug use. Continue reading