Lesson 8: Managing Internal Causes Of Relapse - Slide  2

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Lifestyle Balance Is Important Because It Supports Success In all Areas

  • People who develop the skills and knowledge to positively change their lifestyle are more likely to succeed in:
  • Achieving a positive outlook
  • Achieving life goals
  • Recovering from lapses
  • Not proceeding to full relapse
  • Research shows that achieving lifestyle balance is a critical factor in decreasing the probability of relapse

Pg. 4,5, “Relapse Prevention Maintenance Strategies in the Treatment of Addictive Behaviours”, 2nd Edition, Edited by G. Alan Marlatt and Dennis M. Donovan, Guilford Press, New York, 2005

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