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5 Ways to Curb Your Drug Craving and Avoid Relapse 5 Ways to Curb Your Drug Craving and Avoid Relapse

Very Well Mind - Elizabeth Hartney, PhD

Full Article "If you're trying to quit a drug or you're coming down from a binge, drug cravings are an expected reaction. NS if you've been ...

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0 Article-Article jplist-topic-Addiction-Relapse jplist-topic-Avoid-Relapse jplist-topic-Drug-Addiction jplist-topic-Drug-Craving jplist-topic-Drug-Cravings jplist-topic-Drug-Relapse jplist-topic-Relapse jplist-topic-Very-Well-Mind 0 297820 297820 Full Article "If you're trying to quit a drug or you're coming down from a binge, drug cravings are an expected reaction. NS if you've been off drugs for a while or aren't a heavy user, the following tips can help you to curb your drug cravings, and ride out the urge to use without falling off the wagon. Withdrawal from some drugs, such as heavy alcohol use, benzodiazepines and, in some cases, meth or opiates, can be risky without medical help. See your doctor or check into detox if this applies to you." In this article from Very Well Mind, Elizabeth Hartney, PhD lists five of the best ways to avoid relapse.

5 Ways to Curb Your Drug Craving and Avoid Relapse

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Full Article "If you're trying to quit a drug or you're coming down from a binge, drug cravings are an expected reaction. NS if you've been off drugs ...

Why Relapse Isn't a Sign of Failure Why Relapse Isn't a Sign of Failure

Addiction relapse is akin to relapse for other chronic diseases

Full Article "Addiction relapse is common. Studies suggest that approximately half of all individuals who try to get sober return to heavy ...

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1 Article-Article jplist-topic-Addiction-Relapse jplist-topic-Causes-Of-Relapse jplist-topic-Drug-Relapse jplist-topic-Relapse jplist-topic-What-Causes-Relapse 0 297821 297821 Full Article "Addiction relapse is common. Studies suggest that approximately half of all individuals who try to get sober return to heavy use, with 70 to 90 percent experiencing at least one mild to moderate slip. In other words, not many people say “I want to get sober,” walk into a treatment center, and never use drugs again." In this article from Psychology Today, David Sack, M.D. describes what causes relapse and why you shouldn't give up on yourself if you succumb to relapse.

Why Relapse Isn't a Sign of Failure

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Full Article "Addiction relapse is common. Studies suggest that approximately half of all individuals who try to get sober return to heavy use, with ...

Top 5 Triggers of Relapse and How to Avoid Them Top 5 Triggers of Relapse and How to Avoid Them

Article by Elizabeth Hartney, PhD from Very Well Mind

Full Article "It is very common for addicts to relapse at least once during recovery and some fall off the wagon several times before ...

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2 Article-Article jplist-topic-Addiction-And-Relapse jplist-topic-Drug-Abuse jplist-topic-Relapse jplist-topic-Relapse-And-Recovery jplist-topic-Relapse-Triggers jplist-topic-Very-Well-Mind 0 297822 297822 Full Article "It is very common for addicts to relapse at least once during recovery and some fall off the wagon several times before getting clean for the last time. Understanding what triggers relapse is the first step toward prevention. Here are 5 top triggers to prepare for." This article from Very Well Mind lists the five most common scenarios that lead to relapse in recovering addicts.

Top 5 Triggers of Relapse and How to Avoid Them

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Full Article "It is very common for addicts to relapse at least once during recovery and some fall off the wagon several times before getting clean ...

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3 Steps To Prevent Relapse - Drug & Alcohol Addiction Recovery - Staying Sober

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How I Identified and Prevented Relapse How I Identified and Prevented Relapse

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How I Identified and Prevented Relapse

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HOW TO-Overcome the Addiction Relapse Cycle HOW TO-Overcome the Addiction Relapse Cycle

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HOW TO-Overcome the Addiction Relapse Cycle

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Living in Recovery and Avoiding Relapse During the Holidays

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Relapse Prevention Plan and Early Warning Signs Relapse Prevention Plan and Early Warning Signs

Addictions and Recovery

"Relapse is a process, it's not an event. In order to understand relapse prevention, you have to understand the stages of relapse. Relapse ...

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7 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Addictionandrecovery-org jplist-topic-Addictions-And-Recovery jplist-topic-Relapse jplist-topic-Relapse-Prevention jplist-topic-Relapse-Signs-And-Symptoms 0 297823 297823 "Relapse is a process, it's not an event. In order to understand relapse prevention, you have to understand the stages of relapse. Relapse starts weeks or even months before the event of physical relapse. In this page you will learn the early warning signs of relapse and specific relapse prevention techniques for each stage of relapse. There are three stages of relapse." This article from Addictions and Recovery chronicles the stages of relapse and how to recognize relapse in a loved one.  Original article from Addictions and Recovery

Relapse Prevention Plan and Early Warning Signs

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"Relapse is a process, it's not an event. In order to understand relapse prevention, you have to understand the stages of relapse. Relapse starts ...

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Article from SMART Recovery by Robert Parkinson, MSW

Robert Parkinson says, "A relapse (“lapse,” “slip,” “setback”) is one of the most frustrating, humiliating experiences you can ...

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8 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Drugs jplist-topic-recovery jplist-topic-Relapse jplist-topic-Sobriety 0 298230 298230 Robert Parkinson says, "A relapse (“lapse,” “slip,” “setback”) is one of the most frustrating, humiliating experiences you can face in recovery from any problem habit. It leaves you feeling guilty, ashamed and tempted to throw in the towel and just keep acting out on the addiction." This article gives tips on how to handle a relapse, and "bounce-back" into recovery. 

Life After Relapse- How to Bounce Back and Start Over

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Robert Parkinson says, "A relapse (“lapse,” “slip,” “setback”) is one of the most frustrating, humiliating experiences you can face in ...

Being Ashamed of Drinking Prompts Relapse, Not.. → Being Ashamed of Drinking Prompts Relapse, Not.. →

Article from TIME by Maia Szalavitz

According to Maia Szalavitz, "In a study of alcoholics and relapse rates, researchers found that the more shame-ridden a drinker looked ...

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9 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Alcoholism jplist-topic-Drinking jplist-topic-recovery jplist-topic-Relapse jplist-topic-Shame 0 298238 298238 According to Maia Szalavitz, "In a study of alcoholics and relapse rates, researchers found that the more shame-ridden a drinker looked when talking about drinking — interpreted through body language like hunched shoulders — the more likely he or she was to relapse and the more drinks he or she downed during that relapse." This article explains the importance of understanding the connection between shame and addiction in order to reach addiction recovery. 

Being Ashamed of Drinking Prompts Relapse, Not Recovery

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According to Maia Szalavitz, "In a study of alcoholics and relapse rates, researchers found that the more shame-ridden a drinker looked when talking ...

Relapse After Addiction Recovery Relapse After Addiction Recovery

Article from Verywell Mind by Elizabeth Hartney PhD

According to Elizabeth Hartney, PhD., "Relapse is a hallmark of addiction; it is common, even expected, that people who are attempting to ...

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10 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-recovery jplist-topic-Relapse 0 321532 321532 According to Elizabeth Hartney, PhD., "Relapse is a hallmark of addiction; it is common, even expected, that people who are attempting to overcome an addiction will go through one or even several relapses before successfully quitting. Relapse is even considered a stage in the stages-of-change model, which predicts that people will cycle through a process of avoiding, considering quitting, taking active steps to quit and then relapsing. Sometimes people will cycle through the stages several times before quitting." This article gives facts about relapse, and ways to respond to relapse positively. 

Relapse After Addiction Recovery

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According to Elizabeth Hartney, PhD., "Relapse is a hallmark of addiction; it is common, even expected, that people who are attempting to overcome an ...

5 Ways to Avoid Addiction Relapse 5 Ways to Avoid Addiction Relapse

Article from PsychCentral by Donna M. White, LPCI, CACP

In her article Donna M. White says, "Working in an inpatient setting, I applaud the accomplishments of patients. It is nice to see progress ...

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11 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Avoid jplist-topic-Relapse jplist-topic-Sobriety 0 321535 321535 In her article Donna M. White says, "Working in an inpatient setting, I applaud the accomplishments of patients. It is nice to see progress made, insights gained, and increased awareness of addiction and addictive behaviors. However, I also remind them that remaining drug-free will be a challenge because true recovery is a life-long journey. Some people will remain clean, some will relapse, and some will become what is commonly referred to as “chronic relapsers.” While there is no "magic wand" to help substance abusers avoid relapse, this article provides some tips to decrease relapse potential. 

5 Ways to Avoid Addiction Relapse

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In her article Donna M. White says, "Working in an inpatient setting, I applaud the accomplishments of patients. It is nice to see progress made, ...

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Article from BrainFacts.org by Stephani Sutherland

From the article: "Among the greatest symptoms driving people to take drugs again after quitting is craving, an intense desire or ...

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12 Article-Article 0 321538 321538 From the article: "Among the greatest symptoms driving people to take drugs again after quitting is craving, an intense desire or compulsion to take the drug. Cravings arise in response to triggers or cues that remind one of drug taking. In a phenomenon demonstrated in both people and rodents called incubation, craving actually become more intense over time." This article examines a new study on laboratory animals that suggest addiction treatment that emphasizes on social connection could improve the chances for people with substance use disorders to stay sober. 

Social Connection May Help Avoid Opioid Addiction Relapse

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From the article: "Among the greatest symptoms driving people to take drugs again after quitting is craving, an intense desire or compulsion to take ...

Why Do Alcoholics and Addicts Relapse So Often? Why Do Alcoholics and Addicts Relapse So Often?

Article from U.S. News by Ruben Castaneda

From the article: "Relapse is common, and it doesn’t discriminate. Between 40 to 60 percent of people who've been treated for addiction ...

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13 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Drugs jplist-topic-Relapse jplist-topic-Sobriety 0 321541 321541 From the article: "Relapse is common, and it doesn’t discriminate. Between 40 to 60 percent of people who've been treated for addiction or alcoholism relapse within a year, according to a 2014 study in JAMA. While relapse is most common during the first year of recovery, people with years of sobriety can resume self-destructive drug use or drinking." This article explains why relapse is so common among alcoholics, and gives tips from clinicians on how to prevent relapse. 

Why Do Alcoholics and Addicts Relapse So Often?

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From the article: "Relapse is common, and it doesn’t discriminate. Between 40 to 60 percent of people who've been treated for addiction or ...

How to Stop Yourself Before You Relapse How to Stop Yourself Before You Relapse

Article from Psychology Today by Richard Taite

According to Richard Taite, "Perhaps the most frightening thing for a person in addiction recovery to go through is a relapse. It feels in ...

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14 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-recovery jplist-topic-Relapse jplist-topic-Sobriety 0 321545 321545 According to Richard Taite, "Perhaps the most frightening thing for a person in addiction recovery to go through is a relapse. It feels in the moment that all your hard work has been for nothing. Once drugs or alcohol have hold of you again, there is fear of going through detox once more. You will wonder if you can recover one more time." This article lists some things you can do to avoid relapse. 

How to Stop Yourself Before You Relapse

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According to Richard Taite, "Perhaps the most frightening thing for a person in addiction recovery to go through is a relapse. It feels in the moment ...

10 Ways to Avoid Holiday Addiction Relapses 10 Ways to Avoid Holiday Addiction Relapses

Medically Reviewed Article from Everyday Health by Diana Rodriguez

From the article: "The holidays are a time to eat, drink, and be merry. But what if you’re a recovering addict? The season for cocktails, ...

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15 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Holidays jplist-topic-recovery jplist-topic-Relapse jplist-topic-Sobriety 0 321548 321548 From the article: "The holidays are a time to eat, drink, and be merry. But what if you’re a recovering addict? The season for cocktails, parties, and good times can be a tough one to navigate." This article is a go-to guide to stay clean and sober during the holidays.

10 Ways to Avoid Holiday Addiction Relapses

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From the article: "The holidays are a time to eat, drink, and be merry. But what if you’re a recovering addict? The season for cocktails, parties, ...

Stopping A Slip From Becoming a Relapse Stopping A Slip From Becoming a Relapse

Article from SMART Recovery by Julie Myers, Psy.D.

According to Julie Myers, "For many with serious substance abuse problems, any drug or alcohol use can be problematic. These people must ...

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16 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Drugs jplist-topic-recovery jplist-topic-Relapse jplist-topic-Slip 0 321553 321553 According to Julie Myers, "For many with serious substance abuse problems, any drug or alcohol use can be problematic. These people must abstain. If they drink or drug again, they can slip into full-blown relapse, even after months or years of abstinence. For some, even a brief lapse may generate so much self-doubt, guilt, and a belief about personal failure, that the person gives up and continues to use. This tendency is referred to as the abstinence violation effect." This article discusses how a lapse in recovery does not need to become a full relapse. 

Stopping A Slip From Becoming a Relapse

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According to Julie Myers, "For many with serious substance abuse problems, any drug or alcohol use can be problematic. These people must abstain. If ...

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Addiction is difficult to navigate once you get sober because of relapse triggers — and especially after rehab. These are people, places, ...

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17 Video-Video jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-recovery jplist-topic-Relapse jplist-topic-Sobriety jplist-topic-Triggers 0 321558 321558 Addiction is difficult to navigate once you get sober because of relapse triggers — and especially after rehab. These are people, places, and emotions that will make it easier for a relapse to occur. Know these 4 common relapse triggers, so that you can avoid them and make sure you stay sober and out of addiction! Description from Sober Grid

4 Common Relapse Triggers To Avoid In Early Sobriety And Recovery

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Addiction is difficult to navigate once you get sober because of relapse triggers — and especially after rehab. These are people, places, and ...

Overcoming Addiction ► How To Prevent Relapse Overcoming Addiction ► How To Prevent Relapse

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It often takes mental stamina and physical health to prevent relapsing. Trying to fight off an addiction is very draining both mentally and ...

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18 Video-Video jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Prevent jplist-topic-Relapse jplist-topic-Sobriety jplist-topic-Video 0 321562 321562 It often takes mental stamina and physical health to prevent relapsing. Trying to fight off an addiction is very draining both mentally and physically. Often your brain and body is not prepared for this change. Description from Truth of Addiction

Overcoming Addiction ► How To Prevent Relapse

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It often takes mental stamina and physical health to prevent relapsing. Trying to fight off an addiction is very draining both mentally and ...

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Women’s hormonal cycles may not only make them more prone to drug addiction but also more affected by triggers that lead to relapse, a ...

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Women's Hormones Play a Role in Drug Addiction, Higher Relapse Rates

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Women’s hormonal cycles may not only make them more prone to drug addiction but also more affected by triggers that lead to relapse, a new ...

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Women’s hormonal cycles may not only make them more prone to drug addiction but also more affected by triggers that lead to relapse, a ...

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Women's Hormones Play a Role in Drug Addiction, Higher Relapse Rates

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Women’s hormonal cycles may not only make them more prone to drug addiction but also more affected by triggers that lead to relapse, a new ...

I Almost Relapsed I Almost Relapsed

Blog Post from Shameless Protocol by CG Kid

In his blog post CG Kid says, " Once you use drugs it’s really hard to combat the inherent mental obsession that can lead to physical ...

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21 Blog-Post-Blog-Post jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Drugs jplist-topic-recovery jplist-topic-Relapse 0 321590 321590 In his blog post CG Kid says, " Once you use drugs it’s really hard to combat the inherent mental obsession that can lead to physical dependency. However, if you can identify the misery that causes you to use than you can prevent having to combat the power addiction has over you." This post shares someone's personal struggle with addiction recovery and how they prevented themselves from relapsing. 

I Almost Relapsed

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In his blog post CG Kid says, " Once you use drugs it’s really hard to combat the inherent mental obsession that can lead to physical dependency. ...

How to Stay Sober Over the Holidays: 9 Tips from.. → How to Stay Sober Over the Holidays: 9 Tips from.. →

Medically Reviewed Article from Everyday Health by Kathleen Doheny

From the article: "It’s the season for parties, family dinners, holiday open houses, and 24/7 socializing. It's also the season — from ...

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22 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-recovery jplist-topic-Relapse jplist-topic-Sober jplist-topic-Sobriety 0 321593 321593 From the article: "It’s the season for parties, family dinners, holiday open houses, and 24/7 socializing. It's also the season — from Thanksgiving to New Year's Day — of special challenges for those in recovery from alcohol or drug addiction." This article gives some tips and wisdom on how to get through the holidays while staying sober.

How to Stay Sober Over the Holidays: 9 Tips from People in Recovery

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From the article: "It’s the season for parties, family dinners, holiday open houses, and 24/7 socializing. It's also the season — from ...

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From the article: "The​ ​holidays​ ​can​ ​bring​ ​up​ ​many​ ​uncomfortable​ ​feelings​ ​of​ ...

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23 Article-Article jplist-topic-family jplist-topic-Holidays jplist-topic-Mother jplist-topic-Relapse jplist-topic-Sobriety jplist-topic-Triggers 0 321596 321596 From the article: "The​ ​holidays​ ​can​ ​bring​ ​up​ ​many​ ​uncomfortable​ ​feelings​ ​of​ ​stress,​ ​loneliness, financial​ ​fear​ ​and​ ​overwhelm​ ​which​ ​can​ ​often​ ​trigger​ ​a​ ​relapse.​ ​For​ ​the​ ​alcoholic​ ​or addicted​ ​mom​ ​trying​ ​to​ ​get​ ​sober​ ​or​ ​stay​ ​sober,​ ​it’s​ ​vital​ ​we​ ​know​ ​what​ ​our​ ​triggers are​ ​and​ ​step-up​ ​our​ ​recovery​ ​plan​ ​to​ ​avoid​ ​a​ ​relapse.​ ​​" This article provides tools for avoiding triggers and relapse during the holidays.

Avoiding Triggers and Relapse During the Holidays for Sober Moms

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From the article: "The​ ​holidays​ ​can​ ​bring​ ​up​ ​many​ ​uncomfortable​ ​feelings​ ​of​ ​stress,​ ...

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Article from PsychCentral by Kristine Jenkins

According to Kristine Jenkins, "Addictions are never easy to deal with, but they become even more challenging during the holidays. Holidays ...

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24 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Holidays jplist-topic-recovery jplist-topic-Relapse jplist-topic-Thanksgiving 0 321599 321599 According to Kristine Jenkins, "Addictions are never easy to deal with, but they become even more challenging during the holidays. Holidays bring with them tremendous pressures, sometimes good and sometimes bad." Even though holidays add enough stress to make many people consider relapsing, it is possible to deal with these stressors and difficulties. This article provides a few key points to help you cope when holidays get tough.

Dealing with Addictions Around Thanksgiving & the Holidays

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According to Kristine Jenkins, "Addictions are never easy to deal with, but they become even more challenging during the holidays. Holidays bring ...

Relapse Prevention – The Question of When Relapse Prevention – The Question of When

Article from The Sober World by Terence T. Gorski

According to Terence Gorski, "Relapse Prevention is important in addiction recovery. People who learn relapse prevention skills have a ...

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25 Article-Article jplist-topic-prevention jplist-topic-Relapse 0 346003 346003 According to Terence Gorski, "Relapse Prevention is important in addiction recovery. People who learn relapse prevention skills have a lower risk of relapse, and a better quality of life during periods of recovery. If they do relapse, many are able to stop quickly before serious consequences develop."This article discusses the benefits of learning relapse-prevention techniques. 

Relapse Prevention – The Question of When

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According to Terence Gorski, "Relapse Prevention is important in addiction recovery. People who learn relapse prevention skills have a lower risk ...

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Article from PsychCentral by Kristine Jenkins

Kristine Jenkins says, "Your willpower is finite. You only have so much to give, so protect your choices and avoid putting yourself in ...

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26 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Holidays jplist-topic-stress 0 376689 376689 Kristine Jenkins says, "Your willpower is finite. You only have so much to give, so protect your choices and avoid putting yourself in difficult situations."This article is about stress during the holidays and how to cope and remain clean and sober.

Dealing with Addictions Around Thanksgiving & the Holidays

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Kristine Jenkins says, "Your willpower is finite. You only have so much to give, so protect your choices and avoid putting yourself in difficult ...

How to Avoid Another Alcohol Relapse How to Avoid Another Alcohol Relapse

Article from VeryWell Mind by Buddy T

Buddy T says, "In some cases, people will slip because they don't have the tools to overcome certain emotional situations."This article ...

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27 Article-Article jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Prevent jplist-topic-Relapse 0 376698 376698 Buddy T says, "In some cases, people will slip because they don't have the tools to overcome certain emotional situations."This article explains some of the common reasons people in recovery relapse and how to cope and prevent future relapse.

How to Avoid Another Alcohol Relapse

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Buddy T says, "In some cases, people will slip because they don't have the tools to overcome certain emotional situations."This article explains some ...

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