5 Triggers of Relapse and How to Avoid Them

Article from VeryWell Mind by Elizabeth Hartney, BSc, MSc, MA, PhD. Updated November 28, 2020.

Elizabeth Hartney says,

"It's not uncommon for people who struggle with addictions to relapse at least once during recovery. Some even fall off the wagon several times before getting sober for the last time. In fact, despite FDA-approved treatments for nicotine, alcohol, and opioid addiction, more than two-thirds of individuals will relapse after initiating treatment."

This article explains some of the common reasons people in recovery relapse and how to cope and prevent future relapse.

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