Posts by The Relapse Prevention Center

INTIMACY IN RECOVERY

Intimacy in our primary relationships is at the heart of our ability to be happy. Healthy loving relationships not only improve your mental health but according to research actually increases your life span. As recovering people many of you have experienced dysfunctional relationships, some as children and some of you as adults. Those of you…

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Complacency is Denial

As time passes staying engaged in your recovery can be a challenge.  Early recovery includes a rapid immersion into a new way of living.  It is exciting to learn new things, to meet new people, to begin feeling better physically as your body repairs itself from drug and alcohol abuse.   As your recovery progresses and…

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CAUTION: LEGAL DRUGS CAN BE DANGEROUS TO YOUR RECOVERY

Many recovering alcoholics/drug addicts underestimate the danger of mood altering medications prescribed to them by medical professionals. Often the medical professionals (doctor, dentist, urgent care or ER staff) providing care to you underestimate the danger as well. Most recovering people appreciate the need to abstain from their primary drug but do not identify with the…

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