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What is a Relapse Prevention Plan?

During recovery, it takes time for your body and mind to heal fully. What makes a recovery especially difficult is the high relapse rates. Between 40% and 60% of people in active recovery suffer a relapse, which happens when you begin abusing substances after a period of complete abstinence. Creating a relapse prevention plan is…

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What are Triggers?

When your brain associates your substance of choice with pleasure, it positively reinforces your drug and alcohol use. This process makes it difficult to recover because you have to learn how to handle and cope with triggers. But what are triggers and how do you learn how to successfully manage them during recovery? Recovery is…

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Sober Living Myths

Leaving detox and treatment can be daunting. For some, the pressure of being out in the world can be too intense. A lasting recovery means you’re confident in your ability to stay sober. There’s nothing wrong with wanting to build that confidence at your own pace. Sober living homes offer you just that. At Dignity…