Recovery takes strength, but there are simple ways to make the process a little easier.
Reaching out for support shows you’re committed to staying sober.
If you’re worried that you might relapse soon, tell someone right away.
Along the way, you may encounter challenges, but you have the strength to work through them. Knowing what obstacles you might face — and preparing yourself with tools to overcome them — can help you along your journey.
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Recovering from drug addiction takes strength — but there are ways to make the process a little easier. Here are a few tips to help you live sober:
Here are some challenges that you may face during recovery and ways to help you get through them:
Taking care of your emotional well-being throughout the recovery process is essential. Reaching out for support can be a signal to yourself — and to your friends and family — that you’re committed to staying sober. Here are some ways for you to surround yourself with support:
If you notice one or more of the following signs, it’s possible that you’re at risk of relapsing:
If you’re worried that you might relapse soon, tell someone you trust — like a family member, coach, or therapist— right away. Attending a group therapy session may help you find the inspiration you need to continue on your recovery journey.