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The Role of Continuing Care in Recovery

The Role of Continuing Care in Recovery

The work you do in rehab is just the first step of your recovery journey, because continuing care is critical for long-term sobriety. Continuing care helps you apply lessons from treatment to real-life situations, and it provides a structure for accountability that discourages relapse. In fact, individuals who complete inpatient rehab but avoid continuing care are significantly more likely to relapse. How Does Continuing Care Work? The terms...

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How Unsupportive Friends Can Cause Relapse

How Unsupportive Friends Can Cause Relapse

For millions of recovering addicts, relapse is a maddeningly common part of life. Most recovering addicts leave rehab feeling confident and optimistic, but this confidence can lead to risky choices that end in relapse. One of the most important elements of good rehab programs is how they prepare people for the various challenges that can trigger drug cravings. If you know what you will be up against as you begin your drug-free life, then you can...

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Giving Yourself a Recovery Check-Up

Giving Yourself a Recovery Check-Up

Recovery is not an event, but a process. While your process of breaking free from addiction may have started during rehab, it continues every day as you make conscious choices to manage your emotions instead of allowing them to manage you. Furthermore, your recovery grows deeper as you have more life experiences, cultivate meaningful and healthy relationships and learn more about what makes you tick. Ergo, if you find healthy ways to satisfy...

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How the Body’s Natural Healing Process Helps Your Drug Recovery

How the Body’s Natural Healing Process Helps Your Drug Recovery

Addiction wreaks havoc on your body as well as on every other aspect of your life, but your body wants to stay in a state of balance and heal, even during the process of drug recovery. To thrive in recovery, learn about the body’s natural healing process, learn how the body heals, how addiction can disrupt your body and ways you can help your body maximize its healing during recovery. The Body’s Natural Healing Process Your body is a...

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How the Body’s Natural Healing Process Help Your Drug Recovery

How the Body’s Natural Healing Process Help Your Drug Recovery

As devastating as drug abuse is, the power of the human body to heal is even more powerful. While the idea of getting sober and staying that way for the rest of your life might seem daunting – or even impossible – the truth is that, when you harness your body’s natural healing process, amazing things can happen. With professional help, you can learn how to get clean and to stay that way. Physical Recovery from Addiction Drugs wreak havoc...

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4 Reasons It’s Important to Know How You’re Feeling After Treatment

4 Reasons It’s Important to Know How You’re Feeling After Treatment

Have you ever been asked, “How are you doing?” but you didn’t really know how to answer? Sometimes people do not expect you to answer the question, because it is conversational shorthand for “hello.” Other times, someone who knows you and cares a great deal about your health and wellness will ask this question. Maybe it comes from a friend or family member who knows that you recently finished inpatient treatment and is wondering,...

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