7 Risk factors for relapse
-Bill Abbott, SMART Recovery® Facilitator
Over the course of time I’ve observed several sets of circumstances that seem to increase the risk of a person with an addictive problem to sustain a relapse – that is, falling back to the former behavior. I must honestly state that this is an observational piece and I am not sure that there is any science behind it. Nevertheless it certainly does make sense that some of these circumstances do heighten the risk for a temporary or even permanent stepping out of the stages-of-change process which we call addiction recovery.
7 Risk Factors for Relapse
What follows is a short description of each of these.
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