It is not necessarily true that recovering drug addicts sleep a lot. However, during the initial phase of recovery, it is common for individuals to experience sleep disturbances such as insomnia or hypersomnia (excessive sleepiness). This can be due to the changes that occur in the brain and body as a result of drug use and withdrawal. Additionally, drug addiction and withdrawal can affect sleep quality and quantity, and it can take some time for the body to adjust to a new normal. It’s important to establish healthy sleep habits during recovery, such as following a regular sleep schedule, avoiding caffeine and other stimulants before bed, and creating a comfortable sleep environment.