Steering Clear of a Relapse

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Most drug and alcohol rehab programs provide their clients with some type of guide or advice regarding what to do to prevent a relapse from occurring. When actively involved in treatment and squarely focused on getting help for addiction, a client may have trouble imagining a relapse might occur. Unfortunately, relapse can occur, so it … Continued

Is There Hope for the Chronic Relapser?

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

“Keep Coming Back” We have a saying in meetings, “Keep coming back.” This expression means a lot of different things to different people. To the newcomer it means, keep coming back to meetings. To some it’s a derogatory comment, meaning you’re in need of more meetings. To others it means you’re always welcome to the … Continued

Dealing With the Disappointment of Multiple Relapse

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Non-stop Addiction Spanned for Decades It was the first time in years that we had hope. It had been a rocky four weeks since my brother-in-law got out of jail on drug-related theft charges. And, for the first time, it was him who suggested that he needed help to combat a non-stop addiction that has … Continued

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