Relapse Prevention Plan and Early Warning Signs

Recovery Research Institute

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"Relapse Prevention is a skills-based, cognitive-behavioral approach that requires patients and their clinicians to identify situations that place the person at greater risk for relapse – both internal experiences (e.g., positive thoughts related to substance use or negative thoughts related to sobriety that arise without effort, called “automatic thoughts”) and external cues (e.g., people that the person associates with substance use)."

This article from Recovery Answers describes Relapse Prevention and the strategies used to prevent relapse. 

Original article from The Recovery Institute