a woman practicing relapse prevention

Why Relapse Prevention Skills Are Important

Maintaining a sober life after struggling with substance abuse problems can be difficult. Even with some addiction treatment, there’s always a risk of relapse. Learning relapse prevention skills can help you or your loved one stay on course and maintain sobriety years after they’ve left addiction treatment. How Much Of A Risk Is Relapse? Recovering…

a woman concerned about her friend going through Heroin Withdrawal

Heroin Withdrawal

Just as the road to drug addiction is unique for each individual, heroin withdrawal is also unique. Detox from heroin is known to cause specific side effects. But each person is affected in their own way as they go through withdrawal, making it hard to predict how the process will go. This is one reason…