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Life After Relapse- How to Bounce Back and Start Over

Article from SMART Recovery by Robert Parkinson, MSW


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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. 


Keywords

addiction, Alcohol, Drugs, recovery, Relapse, Sobriety