The holidays can be a challenging time for a recovering addict. What can you do to help them navigate the Christmas and New Year safely?
Returning home from rehab is never easy. While you may have gained a new perspective on life and taken responsibility for living it well, you will likely face the consequences of your actions and hopefully overcome them armed with the tools you learned in rehab.
In addition to a wide range of helpful strategies, tips, advice, and useful habits that all work to solidify one's sobriety further, it would appear that just the fact of staying sober, day-by-day, has a cumulative effect on creating stability in recovery.
In the earlier parts of this series, we have explained why it’s so hard for addicted individuals to break free from their dependence on drugs. We will finish with a look at the final life skills taught at Narconon Ojai to help each person achieve lasting sobriety.
In the earlier parts of this series, we have explained why it’s so hard for addicted individuals to break free from their dependence on drugs. In this part, we’ll explain why self-respect and integrity are vital qualities to recover for lasting sobriety.
In the first article in this series, we looked at how a person in recovery can overcome the cravings that make one’s attempts to stay sober so difficult. Next, that person must gain good communication skills so he can successfully deal with life, and heal from past trauma.
When you’re talking to people in the drug rehabilitation field, you hear a lot about relapse. Preventing relapse requires a rehabilitation program that addresses the major reasons that a person could relapse.