Yes, substance abuse programs can be effective in helping individuals recover from substance abuse disorders. However, the effectiveness of these programs can vary depending on a variety of factors such as the severity of the addiction, the individual’s willingness to participate and engage in the program, and the type and quality of the program. Evidence-based treatments such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and medication-assisted therapy have been shown to be effective in treating substance abuse disorders. It is important to note that recovery from substance abuse is a complex process and often requires ongoing support and maintenance.