Spotlight: Phoenix Multisport

Evidence Ranking: Potential

Source: Addiction Policy Forum

A brief overview of the Phoenix active support network for people in recovery from addiction. The Phoenix provides peer-to-peer facilitated free physical activity programs including rock climbing, hiking, running, CrossFit, strength training, yoga, road and mountain biking, social events and more. The only requirement to participate is 48 hours of sobriety. Founded in 2006 in Boulder, Colorado, the program has expanded to multiple states and locations. Part of the Addiction Policy Forum’s Spotlight Series.

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Spotlight: Phoenix Multisport

An overview of the Phoenix active support network for people in recovery from addiction.