Relapse can happen to anyone trying to maintain a sober life. Sometimes the triggers can come from problems beyond your control. Whatever the reason for your relapse, you need to know how to get back on track. Take the following tips with you as you step back into sobriety. Stay Sober For The Next 24 Hours If you just stopped using your drug of choice, the next 24 hours are hugely important. Don’t worry about how you are starting over or how long your sobriety might last. Just do everything you can to stay sober for this 24 hour period. […]
Isolation can sneak up on you, much like a frog in a pot of slowly boiling water. Because the temperature is changed gradually, the frog doesn’t realize it is in peril until the water starts to bubble. Isolation can start with just a gradual lessening of social contact. You may not understand how this could make a difference with your sobriety until you are already in relapse. Read here to be sure you don’t fall into that trap.