Addiction recovery is an ongoing process that doesn’t end when drug or alcohol addiction treatment is completed. Alcohol and drug cravings can still occur years into a person’s sobriety, so it’s not uncommon for addicts in recovery to relapse. Although relapse is a common occurrence for many in the early stages of recovery, it doesn’t have to mean the end of their sobriety.
The Importance of a Relapse Recovery Program
Relapse can be discouraging to a person who has been actively trying to sustain their sobriety. The important thing to remember is that everyone makes mistakes and addiction recovery is never a simple process. There is no “one-size-fits-all” solution to long-lasting sobriety. Addiction recovery requires daily dedication and commitment. It’s normal for people to come across certain temptations that seem too overpowering to ignore. One setback can be crushing, but there are ways to get back on track after a relapse. An addiction relapse recovery program like the one we offer both of our facilities can help addicts in recovery find solutions they can apply to similar situations in the future. Neglecting to take action when it comes to identifying temptations, addiction triggers, and new solutions is the quickest way to get back to square one in your recovery.
Stabilization Program for Addiction at Clearbrook
Relapse does not mean your recovery journey is over. One mistake should not define the rest of your progress in recovering from addiction. With our stabilization program at Clearbrook Treatment Centers, patients can regain the strength and confidence they need to continue progressing in their sobriety.
While a medical detox may not be entirely necessary for every patient who relapses, a change of some sort often is. Relapse usually occurs because old patterns of thoughts and behaviors were reintegrated into the individual’s life. Addiction recovery is about finding new ways to enjoy life without turning to drugs or alcohol. A certain level of change is required for long-lasting sobriety and a stabilization program can help.
While a residential treatment program focuses on various aspects of substance abuse, the stabilization rehab program at our locations focuses predominantly on relapse recovery and prevention. Patients in our stabilization rehab program will gain the tools and skills necessary to handle future challenges and situations that may put their sobriety at risk. Patients may also learn new skills for coping with addiction cravings and triggers. The source of their relapse will also be addressed in order to identify its causes and establish a plan for treating the effects of this relapse and preventing it in the future.
Along with helping patients who have relapsed after completing one of our addiction treatment programs, a stabilization program can also be helpful for patients who have not relapsed but do require a medical detox treatment. The duration of our stabilization program in Clearbrook Treatment Centers usually lasts for 14 days. After they successfully complete our recovery program, the individual will return to their prior form of care or continue their recovery at home.
If you’re in addiction recovery and have experienced a relapse, your journey isn’t over. Relapse is a setback, not a failure, and those who do fall into relapse have options that can help. For more information about the stabilization program offered at our rehab centers and how to start the process of addiction recovery, contact us today.