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Relapse Prevention Strategies

If you’ve been unsuccessful at gaining control over your drug or alcohol problem, consider seeking professional rehab treatment at a residential treatment program. A combination of detox, counseling, and customized care can help you put a permanent end to your addiction. Along the way, you’ll also learn helpful relapse prevention strategies for resisting urges and…

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How Long Will Cravings Last During Recovery?

Once you make the decision to overcome your addiction, you have to fight your body and mind to stay sober. Your brain is wired to respond to drugs in various ways, and it can be difficult to avoid cravings. Sometimes, those drugs confuse your brain into believing they are a good thing, leading to addiction.…

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Relapse Prevention Plan

Relapse is one of the biggest risks to anyone who has an addiction. Even in the very best situations, you may feel at risk from time to time. When that happens to you, you may be unsure of what to do or how to recover. Having a relapse prevention plan in place can offer some…

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Stress and Relapse

Why do people relapse? If this was fully understood, it would be possible to find ways to avoid the onset of relapse once you have completed treatment at a residential treatment program. Yet, one key thing we do know is that stress and relapse often go together. When a person is facing significant stress and…