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Relapse Prevention Programs

Programs that provide structured therapy groups or other interventions which help recovering substance abusers make the cognitive, behavioral and attitudinal changes that are necessary to prevent them from returning to their previous patterns of alcohol or other drug abuse. The program helps participants deal in a very focused way with a wide variety of issues that have an impact on their commitment to sobriety and may include topics like exercise, nutrition, boredom, addictive behavior, looking forward, work and recovery, guilt and shame, the role of 12-step programs, staying busy, truthfulness, trust, repairing relationships, anger management, money management and dealing with feelings.

Taxonomy Code: LX-847.690

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