Relapse Prevention is a critical component of any recovery program. Decision Point Programming includes Relapse Prevention Planning that explores potential triggers for addiction and substance use. The purpose is to educate clients about relapse and to create a relapse prevention plan. Clients learn to identify high-risk situations, people and places while developing coping and situation management skills. Preparing for those moments that can trigger a relapse inspires confidence. Knowing you have a plan to manage triggers for relapse can make all the difference.
Relapse Prevention activities include:
- Developing coping skills
- Learning physical health tools for recovery
- Goal setting
- Identifing and managing relapse triggers
- Participating in group discussions
- Creating a personal plan for relapse prevention