Holiday Relapse Prevention Infographic: Alcohol & Drug Relapse Statistics
Below is the Holiday Relapse Prevention Infographic provided to you by The Watershed Addiction Treatment Programs.
What Is the Holiday Relapse Prevention Infographic?
While The Watershed wishes each and every one of you a happy holiday, it’s also important to share this vital information about alcohol and drug relapse rates over the holidays. In addition to this, it’s helpful to know how to prevent a relapse and where you can find help for drug addiction and/or alcoholism. All of this information is provided on our Holiday Relapse Prevention Infographic.
Triggers Over the Holidays
In order to reduce a holiday relapse, it’s critical to learn about the different triggers that can take place over the holidays, such as seeing family or friends that you may not normally see, visiting old people, places, and things while you visit back home for the holidays, handling meal preparation, having to small-talk or be around large crowds, etc. These types of scenarios can cause stress, bring back negative memories back from the past, or push an addict and/or alcoholic to a vulnerable state of mind. This is why it is critical for a recovery program to be continuously worked on, even over the holidays!
Keeping Up with a Recovery Program
Recovering addicts and alcoholics will still want to attend 12 Step meetings, reach out to their sponsor, connect with sober supports, remain honest, and seek help when necessary. Stressful times and celebrations can result in a relapse, which is why it helps to remain in contact with a trusted network of support. Recovery should never take a break, even if it is on the holidays. It’s important to remember to keep up with what you need to do in order to stay sober.
Importance of Infographics
Infographics like our Holiday Relapse Prevention Infographic help inform the public about critical information. The Watershed takes pride in letting the public know the reality of alcohol and drug addiction. Everybody deserves to know the risks of relapse and addiction, which is why it is imperative to share this vital information.
Understanding relapse prevention methods is also critical in preventing an alcohol and/or drug relapse. Knowing what to do if you do feel stressed out, triggered, or discontent can help you avoid relapsing over the holidays. It also helps to understand why you may be more susceptible to a relapse over the holidays so that you can do everything you need to in order to prepare yourself beforehand.
Check out and share this Holiday Relapse Prevention Infographic to help spread awareness about alcohol and drug relapse rates over the holidays, inform others on how to prevent a relapse, and educate the public on where they can turn for reputable alcohol and drug addiction treatment.
The Watershed Addiction Treatment Programs offers comprehensive care for the treatment of addiction and is able to help 24/7 – including on Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanza, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day. Whether you or a loved one are struggling with an addiction or simply just want support, The Watershed is here. Reach out to The Watershed at 1-800-861-1768.
The Holiday Relapse Prevention Infographic
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