Category Archives: Relapse

5 Reasons to Attend Recovery Meetings

May 15, 2019

There are many benefits to consistently attending meetings throughout your recovery.  Here are a few reasons to encourage you to stay the course:

Safe Drug Use for the Recovering Addict or Alcoholic

February 21, 2019

People in recovery must be especially careful when taking any kind of over-the-counter (otc) or prescription medications. Many otc meds contain alcohol or other ingredients that could endanger their sobriety … Read More

6 Strategies to Avoid Relapse Triggers

May 31, 2018

Protecting your recovery at all costs must be emphasized at every stage of recovery.  Because relapse starts well before a person picks up a drink or a drug, it is … Read More

What happens when I relapse? 5 Signs to look for

March 14, 2018

For preventing a relapse, it is important to recognize warning signs before the actual relapse happens. Here are five signs to look for that may help you prevent a relapse:

The last time I thought about taking heroin was yesterday.

September 8, 2017

Russell Brand on Recovery The last time I thought about taking heroin was yesterday. I had received “an inconvenient truth” from a beautiful woman. It wasn’t about climate change – … Read More

The New Year and Setting Goals

January 15, 2015

It may sound like a cliché, but a new year really does bring the opportunity to start fresh, become healthier and change our lives. As with any major decision concerning … Read More

Relapse – Why It Happens and What To Do

March 22, 2014

Relapse occurs when a patient who has completes a drug or alcohol treatment program and achieved initial sobriety, falls back into their addiction by abusing substances again. It is an … Read More