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10 Ways to Prevent Relapse

Recovering from drug or alcohol addiction is not a quick or easy task. It takes a lot of time, energy, and dedication to get over a dependence and resist the urge to use substances. With all of the challenges that recovery brings, there’s a risk that people who are trying to overcome their addiction will…

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How to Use the Term “Relapse”

Relapse is a serious concern that can lead to the rekindling of addiction or the development of additional health complications for individuals who have struggled with substance abuse in the past. Even though “relapse” is considered a medical term, it is used fairly casually and is sometimes used incorrectly. A family member of someone with…

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What Is A Relapse?

Multiple Relapse Definitions Depending on who is asked to define the term “relapse,” they might do it differently. A doctor, someone who faces addiction, a family member of an addict, and someone who’s never crossed paths with addictions may all have different ways to describe it. Simply put: a relapse occurs when someone with a…