Quarantine and relapse may feel synonymous. Isolation has long been recognized as a relapse trigger, and experts are reporting that the relapse rate is rising due to the quarantine. Do quarantine and relapse go hand in hand? They can. However, there are things you can do to reduce your risk. Through stress management, reaching out
Recovery can be difficult, no matter what stage you are in. Those new to recovery and those who have been clean and sober for years are all feeling the struggle of recovery in quarantine. However, with the right relapse prevention plan and alumni program, it can be done. Here are some tips on how to
Perhaps you went through a medically monitored drug detox followed by a medically monitored substance abuse treatment program. Maybe you have managed to pull yourself up by your bootstraps and have quit using alcohol and drugs on your own. No matter how you do it, putting down alcohol and drugs is the easiest part of
When looking for an addiction treatment center it is important to find one that has a comprehensive relapse prevention program. Relapse prevention program help to identify triggers as well as what to do in the event that a relapse occurs.
We tend to associate Super Bowl Sunday with good feelings. Friendly rivalries, great football, fun commercials, ad lots of snacks and drinks. But for many, Super Bowl Sunday can also include the temptation to drink, use drugs, or fall back into unhealthy habits. As a result, the game day can be an especially difficult time
The trip through sobriety is a journey that has many peaks and valleys. Unfortunately, sometimes the low points in the valleys can mean relapse. The common assumption is that the moment someone takes their drug of choice again or takes a sip of alcohol is the time when relapse occurs. But, relapse occurs long before
For many suffering from addiction, feelings of stress often accompany their addiction. Frequently, their abusive habits may begin as a way to deal with the stress they were feeling in their everyday lives. Turning to drugs or alcohol as a coping mechanism creates harmful habits that can lead to abuse. This is often how drug
Relapse prevention is essential in order to maintain sobriety. Asking yourself these questions on a regular basis can help you to avoid relapse.
While relapse is not a necessity it is important to realize that it does happen. How one reacts and how quickly action is taken to stop relapse and get back on the right track is extremely important. In quality drug rehab programs a client will learn how to handle a relapse if it does occur.
The professionals in an addiction treatment center will help its clients break down the walls and cope with whatever part of their past was ultimately causing their addiction. In most cases drug and alcohol abuse is the result of trying to mask some event that took place or as a form of self medication.