Relapse Red Flags

Many people believe that if they relapse, they have failed in their recovery journey. However, relapse is a common part of the process and should be viewed as a hiccup to overcome. Keeping that in mind, there are still red flags that can be used to foresee an oncoming relapse. In order to best prepare yourself to help your loved one succeed at sobriety, make sure that you know which signs to look for that hint at troubled roads ahead.

They lose interest in their support group. If you notice that this begins to happen, then it is time to talk to your loved one about getting help from a Boca Raton drug rehab, once again. By isolating themselves, they cut off much needed support and understanding from those who have been in their shoes before. Also, because their support group is full of people who have been in their shoes, your loved one may be distancing themselves in order to hide what is going on inside. They know that their support group will be able to identify relapse red flags and call them on out it – whether they want it or not.

They return to denying the problem. By doing this, the person refuses to recognize that they have a substance abuse problem in the first place, and puts themselves back at square one. Any progress made towards the recovery journey is threatened to be completely undone when this happens. If a return to denial occurs, this is a relapse red flag and indicator that a Florida sober house is needed.

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