No one has to relapse. No one benefits from a relapse. Think about your recovery plan. Add some meetings. Schedule your time. See your therapist. Use the tools that have helped you in recovery to stay drug and alcohol-free through this stressful time.
Addiction (Substance Use Disorder) is a condition with far-reaching consequences. Families are torn apart and trust is often broken. Not only the person struggling with a substance use disorder but also friends and family suffer because of the actions of those struggling. The good news is that many people with a substance use disorder have been able to turn their lives around, begin a life of recovery, and Maintain it.
It all comes from making the right decisions and sticking with it regardless of the difficulties that come along in the journey. If you or a loved one are faced with substance use disorder, know that there is hope beyond the dark tunnel. The following Relapse Prevention Strategies in this course has inspired many to maintain a life of recovery for years and it has also inspired people to reach out for much-needed treatment.
Hopefully, it will help you do the same.
This course provides evidence-based ways to overcome relapse by using proper training strategies to manage cravings, triggers, and moods that lead to relapse. It also includes simple worksheets from "T H E M A T R I X M O D E L" that will allow you to understand.
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All the worksheets provided in this course were things that I actually use to help maintain my 12 years of Sobriety, and I believe that if it works for me it will also work for you.