Learn / [Video] Understanding the Relapse Process
While visiting McLean Borden Cottage as part of our Destinations series, Catherine Milliken, the Program Director gave us an excellent explanation of the “relapse process.” Watch this 3-minute video to get a better understanding of what causes relapse and how it can be prevented each step of the way.
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Relapse involves drinking alcohol or using drugs again after abstinence or successful recovery. Like other chronic diseases, addiction relapse is always possible. Relapse can happen at any time in the recovery process, including early stages or even after long periods of sobriety. When relapse does happen, your loved one will need all the support you … Continue reading “How to Help Someone Who Has Relapsed on Drugs or Alcohol”
Rehab is just the first step in making long-term changes to your lifestyle. Because many people choose to go to rehab in response to a crisis, it’s easy to approach this process with a sense of urgency. In the moment, that urgency is warranted. However, when you’re so focused on the short term, it can … Continue reading “What Happens if I Relapse?”
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