From the outside, recovering from an issue like substance abuse might seem like a process that has somewhat of a beginning and end. However, the end of treatment is only the beginning of the journey to recovery. Because of this, many treatment centers maintain an open line of communication with program alumni, acting as a crucial resource should those in recovery run into any challenges. Not only that, but treatment centers also help to strengthen communities of program alumni so that those with similar experiences can relate to one another, help hold each other accountable, and tackle recovery as a team. In this infographic, we’ve taken a look at the different benefits a treatment center could offer to program alumni as well as the important reasons behind this aspect of recovery.