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Relapse Prevention – Recovered 1228

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Drug or alcohol addiction is a chronic but treatable disorder. Various forms of recovery can help people stop substance abuse and resume living healthy and productive lives, also known as being in recovery. However, when people do not follow their recovery program they are at increased risk for a relapse.

Unfortunately, relapse is common. Studies have shown that more than 85% of people with addictions who stop using a drug begin using it again within a year. A return to drug or alcohol use after a period of abstinence can be very dangerous. The good news is that there are things that can be done to lessen the likelihood of suffering a relapse.

Tonight, we talk about Relapse Prevention.

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For information on the Book “Powerless Not Helpless”

Link to Buddy’ Book Through Our Affiliate

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This week, our recovery topic will be “Relapse Prevention.”

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Call Recovered About Your Relapse Program

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Drug or alcohol addiction is a chronic but treatable disorder. Various forms of recovery can help people stop substance abuse and resume living healthy and productive lives, also known as being in recovery.  However, when people do not follow their recovery program they are at increased risk for a relapse.

Unfortunately, relapse is common.  Studies have shown that more than 85% of people with addictions who stop using a drug begin using it again within a year.  A return to drug or alcohol use after a period of abstinence can be very dangerous. The good news is that there are things that can be done to lessen the likelihood of suffering a relapse.

Tuesday we talk about Relapse Prevention.

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To “call” in and share your experience, strength, and hope regarding this topic, just tap
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When you “call”, reflect on these questions:
  • Have you ever relapsed?
  • Have you ever tried to stop drinking and were unable to stop?
  • What was your experience?
  • What was different about this time trying to stop?
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Join Us Thursday for the Recovered Podcast Zoom Meeting

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On Thursday, January 27, 2022, at 7:30 pm eastern, join us for a Michigan-style meeting. Share your experience, strength, and hope as we have a meeting with the following recovery topic:
Relapse Prevention
 
We are working our way through a book recently published by co-host Buddy C.
Find it here  https://amzn.to/3BW97rH
Relapse prevention skills are essential to learning to live a happy life in recovery. One day at a time, one can learn to implement these coping skills to prevent relapse and live a life beyond their wildest dreams.

Thursday, we talk about the Progression of Our Disease.

Questions to ponder:
  • Have you ever relapsed?
  • What “caused” your relapse? What character defect, what person, what situation?
  • Talk about your “pre”-lapse
  • Today, how do prevent a relapse?
  • Today, what is different?
  • What is your relapse prevention program?
  • What part of the program keeps you away from the first drink?
  • What coping skills have you learned?
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Call Recovered About Being a Dry Drunk

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Dry drunk syndrome is a term coined by the creator of Alcoholics Anonymous to describe someone who has quit drinking but hasn’t dealt with the issues that caused them to become addicted in the first place.‌

Dry drunk syndrome can be a sign that you are close to relapsing. Recovery is an ongoing life-long process.  Recovery including a higher power, the steps, and the fellowship can be the cure to your Dry Drunk Syndrome

Tuesday we talk about Being a Dry Drunk.

Leave A Message Now
We need your voice!!  Share your story with the new person in recovery.
To “call” in and share your experience, strength and hope regarding this topic, just tap
You can always dial in and leave a message on this topic.  Just dial
When you “call”, reflect on these questions:
  • Have you ever been a dry drunk?
  • What was your experience?
  •  For you, what were some of your symptoms?
  • For you, what are some of the solutions to being a dry drunk?
So you can prepare for Tuesday’s show, you can get a copy of our Show Notes,  just click 

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This week, our recovery topic will be “Being a Dry Drunk.”

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Progression of Alcoholism – Recovered 1224

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No one becomes addicted to substances overnight. You don’t catch it the way you do the common cold. Tonight we talk about the stages and signs of our disease.

 

The Pre-Alcoholic Stage is very similar to casual and social drinking. Slowly but surely, the drinker begins turning to alcohol to reduce stress. 

 

Early-Stage Alcoholism is a time where you will begin to lie to yourself and loved ones about drinking habits. The temptation to drink is regularly there.

 

The Middle Alcoholic Phase is when you may start missing social occasions, withdrawing yourself from situations that don’t include drinking or missing work. Physical changes to your weight and complexion are likely to be coupled with personality changes.

 

At End-Stage Alcoholism, drinking is a dependence. Abusers will drink every day, throughout the day, and struggle to function without alcohol. At this phase, interventions are necessary.

Tonight, we talk about the Progression of Alcoholism.

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For information on the Book “Powerless Not Helpless”

Link to Buddy’ Book Through Our Affiliate

 

 

Check out this episode!