Relapse is a common part of the recovery process. Knowing what to do when it happens can help you get on track with your recovery.
Substance use disorder is a chronic disease, and as such, it’s something that people in recovery need to manage for their whole lives. Because maintaining sobriety demands on-going work and attention, relapse is common along the way.
Relapse can happen when people get too comfortable in sobriety and let their healthy routines slip, or it can come on suddenly when a person is faced with a particularly stressful or traumatic situation.
Whatever the circumstances, knowing the signs of relapse and what to do when a relapse occurs is important for everyone in the recovery community, admission counselor at SHAFA HOME, which offers detox, residential treatment and an outpatient program in DEHLI AND KOTDWARA,
Here’s what you should know about relapse in order to help yourself avoid it, and support others in the recovery community who may be experiencing relapse.
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