30 Days of Sobriety, Now What?

30 Days of Sobriety

What do you need after you reach 30 days of Sobriety? You need to continue to treat your addiction or alcoholism. Even though 30 days of sobriety is a big accomplishment, many chronic relapsers are unable to stay sober much longer.  It’s an extremely delicate time in recovery.  Recovery should last a lifetime. Often an […]

How Euphoric Recall Leads to Relapse | Alcoholism and Addiction

Euphoric Recall Addiction

Euphoric recall has been studied by researchers for years, and many believe it is a leading cause of relapse.  Alcoholism and addiction are chronic diseases. This means addiction and alcoholism is incurable, constant, and persistent. In other words, if you stop treating your addiction, relapse is inevitable.  Chronic alcoholism can’t be cured by knowledge or […]

Signs You May Be Heading for Relapse

Signs You May Be Heading for Relapse

Relapse is a common danger in addiction recovery. A frequently cited study in the Journal of the American Medical Association estimates that between 40 and 60 percent of people treated for addiction will relapse within a year. In fact, there is an ongoing debate about whether relapse should be considered part of recovery. Proponents of […]