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Isle of Wight Has10 Ideas On How To Stay Free From Alcohol After Rehab In Alcohol Rehab Isle of Wight

You're just about to re-enter society after a lengthy stay in rehab. You fell into anxious thoughts when you try to speculate how your life will be now.


You know you could relapse despite your desire to stay clean. There are a few things you can do to help you keep away from alcohol and drugs.

  • Get Into An Aftercare Program
  • You will find the encouragement you need to avoid alcohol and drugs when you keep up with your extreme and long dedication to aftercare treatment.
  • You can remain focused and grounded with the help of aftercare.
  • Overconfidence and relativization of aftercare are some of the most correct indicators that relapse will happen.
  • People who usually stay sober in the long-term are those who commit to an aftercare program after rehab.
  • Keep Busy
  • Since you don't want to be near alcohol or drugs you have decided to stay away from individuals that you hung around with before you went to rehab.
  • This step is very helpful but it could leave you feeling lonely.
  • You should be calling a support group such as us, trusted friends, etc. when you begin feeling the need to have a drink or two of sheer boredom, restlessness and loneliness.
  • In the absence of alcohol, many recovering alcoholics don't know what to do with their free time.
  • Safe hobbies, making new friends and picking up new can help spend the time as you manage to a clean life.
  • You can also keep yourself busy by finding an employment, and feeling of self-worth can also be managed as you make wise decisions.
  • Take Care Of Yourself
  • There are a number of things, which can trigger a craving.
  • The urge to use may come on suddenly when you're feeling angry, alone, exhausted or hungry.
  • Taking care of your body and soul will prove helpful in preempting risks.
  • You can take care of yourself by eating right, getting enough sleep and keeping a list of clean, trusted friends.
  • Follow The Relapse Avoidance Techniques You Learnt
  • During rehabilitation, one of the things that you'll probably work hard on is the mental preparation for dealing with things that may trigger a relapse.
  • Apply this knowledge consistently in the first 12 months and you will realize that it will see you through many sticky spots.
  • You may be putting your sobriety at risk if you choose not to pay attention to the things that may trigger a relapse or choose not to make use of the knowledge and skills you've learnt.
  • Relapse Awareness is a critical component of recovery and should be adhered to fully.
  • If You Slip And Drink Again, Don't Fall Back Into Full-blown Abuse
  • Even the most focused and dedicated recovering individuals can fall into relapse.
  • Sobriety is a commitment you make for a lifetime and if you relapse there is no need to be too hard on yourself such that you give up.
  • The feelings of regret can be powerful, but you must not at any cost fall back on your destructive habits.
  • Contact us and we will talk about your reasons for using, if you ever slip, as well as what the triggers were and how do you feel now.
  • Listen To The Suggestions From Us
  • We're experienced in teaching alcoholics how to live without alcohol.
  • The amount of knowledge available with us is huge and the guidance we provide considers the knowledge which has worked for clients and the information that has not.
  • Be mindful of what we say to you and take it to heart.
  • Our wish is to have you remain sober after rehab and we give useful and solid advice.
  • Talk To Loved Ones
  • An effective way of ensuring that you make healthy choices after treatment is open communication with family.
  • Share your feelings with your family.
  • Maybe you are nervous, or lonely, or bored.
  • Relapse can be triggered by various feelings, even good ones.
  • Through communication with loved ones you get to build your relationships while getting their support so that the decisions you make are healthier and better.
  • Have A Safety Net In Place As Well As A Support Network
  • You should begin to participate in your aftercare program as soon as you leave treatment.
  • AA or Alcoholics Anonymous and NA or Narcotics Anonymous are some aftercare programs that will help you avoid triggers and temptations.
  • You can also use the experience to learn from other people's mistakes as well as your own.
  • If you are an attendee of AA or NA, you will in all likelihoods get a sponsor that you can call whenever you find yourself in a situation that could be tempting you.
  • In case you falter in your struggle, this network of people can help you to get back on the wagon.
  • You will find out that you have more strength than you think.
  • Go And Talk With Your Advisor If You Are Still In School
  • You can meet new, clean peers by getting in touch with the students that have been to treatment.
  • Your friends earlier may still be using alcohol, and you would not want to hang around such people.
  • You will find a new and sober side to your life when you make new friends.
  • Use The Techniques You Learned In Treatment
  • While in rehab, one of the things you'll learn is how to handle triggers and peer pressure.
  • You need to use these skills and techniques you learned whenever you are faced with temptations.
  • All it takes at this point is to put into practise what you learnt.
  • Call us or your aftercare counsellor if you realize that you need more help with coping.

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Rehab is not a quick fix because recovery takes time. Seeking and remaining dedicated to the aftercare therapy is one of the best options for you to remain clean. Developing support systems and communicating with family are important in your journey. Since you can't make sure to remain sober with a single advice, you should use what you were taught in rehab, which in addition to a combination of tips can provide you with useful tools for a good life.


When it comes to recovery, using the method that has worked for you before will work for you again.