What To Do When An Addict Has A Relapse?

Watching a loved one relapse can be gut-wrenching. The fact is, relapse happens a lot, and it doesn’t mean that your loved one is doomed to a life of addiction.

Understanding how relapse happens is one of the crucial prevention strategies because you learn to recognize the signs and course-correct before they start using again. Remaining their awareness of triggers and learning coping strategies can help enhance their ability to remain sober and are vital to preventing and coping with relapse.

If you’re wondering what to say to someone who relapsed or what to do when someone relapses, we are here to help. Our drug and alcohol addiction treatment centers offer different levels of care, so your loved one has options.