Understanding Relapse: Why It Happens, How You Can Prevent It Every addict has to worry about the dreaded R word – relapse. Addiction is a disease, and just like any other disease, your symptoms will return if you don't take care of yourself and stick with a long-term sobriety plan. Research suggests that relapse rates for addiction are similar to the relapse rates associated with other medical conditions. For example, addicts relapse at a rate of 40% to 60%, while recovering diabetics have a relapse rate of 30% to 50%, and both hypertension and asthma
Welcome to Ashwood Recovery We've started a new blog where we will post relevant information about drug and alcohol recovery, eating disorder recovery, mental health issues and more! We are also planning on sharing inspiring stories about our clients and their success after attending our programs.