relapse prevention Tag

With the holiday season in full swing, avoiding relapse should be a top priority for anyone in recovery. What are the best ways to steer clear of potential problems, keep a recovery program in tip top shape, and focus on make this time of year one filled with joyful memories rather than regrets?

The holiday season can be a joyful as well as a stressful time for anyone. For alcoholics and addicts in recovery though, it is commonly thought of as a time where addiction relapse happens more frequently. Is there any truth to this belief?

When thinking of drug addiction, the obvious problem that comes to mind is drugs. Addiction is often thought of as a chemical response to repeated exposure to substances that can cause physical dependence. But could the real problem behind drug addiction be the individual, not the drugs?