Canadians' concepts in defining their recovery from drugs as of 2016

Percentage of Canadians that cited select concepts in defining their recovery from drugs and alcohol as of 2016

by John Elflein, last edited Jan 14, 2019
Canadians' concepts in defining their recovery from drugs as of 2016 This statistic shows the percentage of recovering substance abuse addicts in Canada that used select themes and concepts in their definition of recovery as of 2016. According to the data, 52.4 percent of respondents cited "Abstinence" as a theme/concept in their definition of recovery.
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Percentage of Canadians that cited select concepts in defining their recovery from drugs and alcohol as of 2016

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Percentage of respondents
Abstinence52.4%
Good quality of life14.4%
Using an addiction program14.3%
Spirituality/religion12.3%
Emotional health, coping and well-being9.9%
Physical health and well-being7.6%
Absence of thoughts about or cravings for drugs7.4%
Productive/functional member of society7%
Control/choice6.7%
A lifestyle change6.5%
Active - continuous process6.5%
Participation in supportive social network6.5%
Freedom6.3%
Mental health and well-being6.1%
Self-awareness and acceptance6%
Helping others5%
Achieve potential, self-improvement4.6%
One day at a time/ living daily3.7%
Understanding/ addressing root causes3.5%
Healthy living3.4%
A transformation or transformational2.3%
Acceptance of addiction2.3%
Controlled use of substance1.3%
Difficult0.9%
Hope0.8%
Investing/ planning for the future0.5%
Other4.8%
No response3.3%
Percentage of respondents
Abstinence52.4%
Good quality of life14.4%
Using an addiction program14.3%
Spirituality/religion12.3%
Emotional health, coping and well-being9.9%
Physical health and well-being7.6%
Absence of thoughts about or cravings for drugs7.4%
Productive/functional member of society7%
Control/choice6.7%
A lifestyle change6.5%
Active - continuous process6.5%
Participation in supportive social network6.5%
Freedom6.3%
Mental health and well-being6.1%
Self-awareness and acceptance6%
Helping others5%
Achieve potential, self-improvement4.6%
One day at a time/ living daily3.7%
Understanding/ addressing root causes3.5%
Healthy living3.4%
A transformation or transformational2.3%
Acceptance of addiction2.3%
Controlled use of substance1.3%
Difficult0.9%
Hope0.8%
Investing/ planning for the future0.5%
Other4.8%
No response3.3%
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by John Elflein, last edited Jan 14, 2019
This statistic shows the percentage of recovering substance abuse addicts in Canada that used select themes and concepts in their definition of recovery as of 2016. According to the data, 52.4 percent of respondents cited "Abstinence" as a theme/concept in their definition of recovery.
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