Moving Forward: What Needs to Happen When the Addiction Treatment is Completed

Love this article, it’s so important for people to have a plan once out of treatment!

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Addiction Treatment is Over – Now What?

It takes a lot of guts to admit there is a substance abuse problem and begin the difficult path to getting sober and free again. Addiction treatment is a major step, but it’s not the whole process. In fact, the process will continue for the rest of your life. Here are some of the things that you need to incorporate into your daily life after the time in the rehab center is over and you are back among family, friends, and coworkers. 

Recognize That Recovery Is Ongoing

You’ve heard people say that they got over their addictions, or that they are cured. In reality, that’s not the case. What does happen is that people learn to control their addictions? 

In order to remain sober, you must understand that you have a chronic illness that must be managed for the rest of your life…

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