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Stages of Relapse

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 21, 2019 Updated: December 1, 2021 Addiction is a chronic condition and, as with other chronic conditions, relapse is always a possibility. The National Institute on Drug Abuse estimates that between 40 and 60 percent of people will relapse within a…

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Is It Bad to Dream About Relapse?

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 5, 2019 Updated: December 1, 2021 Dreams about relapse are extremely common among people recovering from addiction. In a typical relapse dream, you might use drugs or alcohol again, suddenly feel overcome with remorse, disbelief, or panic, then wake up and…

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Boundaries

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 30, 2019 Updated: May 10, 2021 Healthy boundaries keep us from taking other people’s problems and allows us the space to deal with our own. They keep us safe and comfortable in healthy and respectful relationships. Unhealthy boundaries leave us open…

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Conflict

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 29, 2019 Updated: May 11, 2021 Conflict is natural and inevitable. And if used properly, it can be good. Conflict pushed us to develop tools that increased our likelihood of survival. We evolved from wooden clubs to chipped obsidian blades to…

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