The summer months can be especially harder for newly recovered individuals, as relapse triggers tend to be heightened during this time.
Summertime includes parties and barbeques with friends and some fun in the sun. That being said, drugs and alcohol can be present at a lot of these events. Your strength can really be tested during these moments. It’s how you react and work through challenging situations that will make you stronger than ever. There are common relapse triggers during the summer that all recovering addicts should become aware of. The treatment experts from Banyan Treatment Center explain how you can avoid these triggers to stay on track. Recovery is a lifelong journey that will inevitably come with ups and downs, and navigating through the hard times will be a part of the process.