Fighting relapse triggers is part of a comprehensive treatment plan. This is true before and after your "treatment plan" is completed. Fighting relapse triggers begins the moment you or your loved one decides to cease drug use. After the classes and group treatment participation is over, you continue to fight relapse triggers\u00a0throughout your sobriety. Lucida Treatment Center Treating Your Drug Addiction We're here to help you learn about and fight relapse. It is a key factor\u00a0in substance abuse treatment. Relapse\u00a0can occur at any time during the client's life and should be effectively dealt with and consistently regarded. The National Institute on Drug Abuse or NIDA maintains that 40 to 60% of people who have been treated for drug abuse suffer a relapse. That means that just about half of people who are trying to recover from drugs, abuse drugs again. We pride ourselves on the fact that we don't ascribe to the notion of a catchment area. You can come to Lucida Treatment Center from anywhere in the country. Relapse Triggers Are Different For Everyone Individual people come to use drugs for different reasons. However,\u00a0there are some relapse triggers that are common among users. Identifying your individual relapse triggers is a major focus of treatment. Generally, relapse triggers are the people, places, and things that may lead to relapse on drugs or alcohol. Some people may include;\u00a0the people you used to use drugs with, a\u00a0family member that is a stressor, an ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend. Places that may trigger a relapse can be a nightclub that you used to frequent when you were using, a particular place at work that reminds you of using drugs, or a vacation locale that you abused drugs at. Things that may trigger thoughts of drug use include\u00a0seeing; drug paraphernalia, certain movies or television shows, or loose cash or credit cards lying carelessly around. The Battle Against Relapse The list of both internal and external relapse triggers is infinite because it is such an individual issue. At any rate,\u00a0knowing that stress is a major contributor to your ability to fight relapse triggers is key. Educating yourself about substance abuse and actively trying to adhere to the information you learn will help you overcome drug abuse. A relapse\u00a0trigger does not equal weakness on the part of the individual. Relapse is a chain\u00a0reaction to an event. In short, the relapse cycle includes a stimulus or trigger, emotion or thought connected to that stimulus, and then the physical relapse, when\u00a0you pick up the drug or alcohol. Because of the individual nature of use, and relapse fighting relapse triggers is different for everyone. Careful planning is the major way you can fight relapse triggers. Before the event takes place, that may cause a relapse like a holiday gathering, for example, think about it. Consider how you can avoid the people, places, and things that trigger a relapse. In the event that you cannot avoid these things having an alternative, planned behavior or thought can help you. Have a sponsor's number available so that you can call when you're feeling a trigger. We Offer Diversified Treatment Modalities To Treat Your Addiction Begin learning about your relapse triggers and how to understand abstinence in one of our treatment programs which include: \tSubstance abuse treatment \tMen's rehabilitation center \tWomen's treatment program\u00a0 \tDual-diagnosis treatment program \tResidential addiction treatment center We are a fully-faceted treatment resource in beautiful Lantana, FL. Our programming includes inpatient and residential treatment as well as outpatient programming. With Lucida Treatment Center, you have a trusted resource behind your recovery effort. Give us a call today at to begin your beautiful new life.