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The Difference Between Long-Term and Short-Term Sobriety

Traditional drug and alcohol rehab programs have left many people frustrated by the short-term support offered. Long-term sobriety can be difficult to achieve, but with more modern and holistic approaches, it’s possible. At Solution Based Treatment & Detox, our multidisciplinary team of specialists can guide you through rehab, aftercare, and a sober living program. With…

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What to Expect during Relapse Prevention Therapy

Completing a rehab program can feel exciting, and it is indeed something worth celebrating. Maintaining sobriety long-term, however, can be challenging especially for those who are returning to homes that may not fully support a sober lifestyle. With relapse prevention group therapy, you can discuss challenges with like-minded peers and therapists who understand. Cognitive behavioral…

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Why Relapse Prevention Groups are so Important for Maintaining Sobriety

When someone has completed a rehab program, they may feel a mix of emotions upon returning home. Excitement, victory, anxiety, and nerves can make the return home overwhelming. A relapse prevention group can give you solidarity and help fill any “gaps” in your schedule that you may have otherwise filled with substance use. Fun relapse…

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Common and Fun Group Relapse Prevention Activities

When someone is addicted to drugs or alcohol, it may be difficult for them to envision a life without substance use. Having something to look forward to while being part of something creative can make a big difference in relapse prevention. Fun relapse prevention group activities can give people practice with new skills, explore new…

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Creating the Right Relapse Prevention Plan for You

Getting through a recovery program can require a lot of time, energy, and financial investment. Through a relapse prevention program, you can protect the healing and recovery you have achieved. Relapse is a common occurrence for those in recovery, but it doesn’t have to be. At Solution Based Treatment & Detox, Southern California residents can…

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Why You Should Have a Relapse Prevention Plan

When someone has made the decision to seek recovery for drug or alcohol addiction, it’s important that this decision is respected and upheld. However, after completing a rehab program, it can be difficult to maintain sobriety. Environmental or social triggers can make it hard to stay away from drugs and alcohol. When you enroll in…

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Importance of Healthy Coping Mechanisms

Having healthy coping mechanisms to get you through difficult times can keep you out of fight-or-flight and help you remain in control of your life. Managing stress can be difficult for anyone, and many people may turn to drugs or alcohol to numb unpleasant feelings. Getting cognitive-behavioral therapy can provide you with healthy coping mechanisms…

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Relapse After Rehab Statistics

Addiction recovery is a process that will be unique for each person, and no two people’s journeys are exactly the same. With this in mind, it’s important to learn what causes relapse and how it may be prevented. While traditional rehab has left many people with insufficient resources for maintaining sobriety, relapse prevention therapy can…