The contribution of sport and physical exercise is vital to a wide range of long-term benefits for the mental and physical health of individuals in addiction recovery.
Sport is one of the environments that can provide the right context for behavior change for individuals in addiction recovery.
The aim of the RACE4LIFE blended training program was to support sports trainers in the implementation of a sport-based protocol for behavior change during SUD recovery.
Three days of online training and two days of in-person instruction in Barcelona comprised the Race4Life blended training program. 24 sports trainers from Greece, Italy, Spain, Norway, and Ireland participated in the training.
The RACE4LIFE blended training program was held from 22/3 – 28/3/2023