Review Article

Self-Help Groups: Their Role In Addıction Treatment

2023, 7(2), s:19-25

Self-help groups are organizations where individuals with common concerns, issues, or struggles come together to share their experiences and provide support to each other. These groups can address a variety of challenges such as addiction, mental health issues, health problems, grief, divorce, and other difficulties in life. There are numerous studies worldwide, including in our country, demonstrating the effectiveness of self-help groups in addiction treatment, such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. This study aims to understand the functions of self-help groups and their significance and role in addiction treatment.