8 stages of addict relapse and what to do

8 stages of addict relapse and what to do

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Relapse and the Addict Exact figures are impossible to determine, but somewhere between 60 and 80 percent of all addicts relapse at least once before achieving permanent recovery.  So 8 stages of addict relapse and what to do is a big deal. Confusion of the addict and family is always the first BIG mistake we […]

Avoiding relapse in addiction recovery

Avoiding relapse in addiction recovery

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When we think of avoiding relapse in addiction recovery, some of us might picture a cliff.  Once we step over the edge of that cliff, we may think there’s no turning back – there are no lifesaving vines to grab.  But that’s simply not the case. Relapse is not unusual in recovery from chemical dependency, […]

8 stages of addict relapse and what to do

Relapse danger signs

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Relapse Danger signs Many relapse danger signs warn us of a possible relapse.  If we do a weekly inventory of the danger signs listed in this section, we may be able to prevent some relapses. Recovery helps us develop healthy responses and attitudes.  We learn to deal with life on life’s terms, not on the […]

8 stages of addict relapse and what to do

Addiction Relapse

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What is an addiction relapse? Stress and negative feelings can start the addiction relapse process.  What makes a difference is how you respond in the early stages.  If you respond in old, unproductive ways and stop working a combined program, you are in relapse mode and are likely to have a relapse.  If so, you […]