6-Step Guide to Relapse Prevention Planning

6-Step Guide to Relapse Prevention Planning - Lakehouse Recovery Center

Relapse doesn’t happen overnight. At the time of the relapse, it may feel like a sudden, unexpected reaction. You may think you had one moment of weakness, and at the same time, your substance of choice appeared. That’s not how it happens. Relapse prevention planning can help during this process. According to medical experts and researchers, relapse happens in three …

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Addiction Is a Progressive Disease

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If you are an addict or an alcoholic and you don’t believe this, ask anyone who has relapsed if it was worth it. If you think your rock bottom was bad and couldn’t get much worse, it does, and it will. The disease never gets better; it can go into remission or hibernation, if you will, but if you pick …

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Staying Present? It’s A Science

                Mindfulness based stress reduction and mindfulness based relapse prevention are proven techniques for teaching those in recovery how to manage their changing emotions, navigate stress, and stay sober during challenging times. Staying present is the way to avoid falling into the emotional behaviors of the past and the future. Often it is …

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Creating a Relapse Prevention Plan

For many recovering addicts, it can easily feel as though a relapse might come out of nowhere. Because cravings can come out of nowhere, if someone does not have the right support in their life, a craving might easily turn into a relapse. However, with the right levels of support, a person does not need to feel the fear of …

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