Relapse Prevention

Relapse Prevention

Addiction Recovery Relapse Prevention

Relapse prevention begins immediately following detoxification. No need to wait until aftercare.

People in recovery need to understand how the disease of addiction manifests in them once the drugs and alcohol are out of their system. Once they identify their unique addictive behaviors, they must learn how to manage those thoughts and urges on a regular basis. Successful management of cravings, triggers and other addictive behaviors is the foundation of positive long-term recovery outcomes.

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Relapse Prevention Education

Harmony Place’s program curriculum is designed to educate our clients on topics including, but not limited to:

  • The Progression of Addiction
  • The Disease Concept
  • Post-Acute Withdrawal and Addictive Preoccupations
  • Internal and External Threats to Stabilization
  • Identifying and Managing Relapse Warning Signs and Triggers
  • Development of Coping Strategies
  • Developing a Personal Relapse Prevention Plan

In our residential program, relapse prevention education takes place in group settings for one hour at least three times per week. As clients progress into the outpatient phase of care, they will continue to receive this education, and our specialists work with each client to build out a personalized aftercare/relapse prevention plan.

Personalized Relapse Prevention Plans

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Why Is Addiction Relapse Prevention So Important?

Recovery doesn’t end when a client completes our program and leaves our facilities. The hardest part can be going back home to your old life. It doesn’t matter if you have been through a program before, if this is your first time or if you’ve been sober for many years.

While “relapse” is not an inevitable stage of change, it is best address it by acknowledging that potential for relapse is real. Steps must then be taken to plan for prevention while the client is clear in mind and body.

This is why we start relapse prevention education early and carry it through the entirety of a client’s extensive time in rehab treatment (up to 90 days). This invaluable education along with a customized aftercare plan gives clients coping strategies and resources to turn to when struggles arise in recovery.

Frequently Asked Questions

Relapse Prevention FAQs

Relapse prevention is a broad topic, so it’s likely you have a few additional questions about what it entails. Browse through our FAQs below to see if we have your answer:

What are potential high-risk situations in recovery?

What is the difference between addiction triggers and cravings?

Can you give some examples of coping strategies?

What are positive addictions?

What kinds of services are included in Harmony Place's aftercare program?

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