Chronic Relapse

Common Causes of Relapse

  • Leaving residential treatment prematurely
  • Poor quality of care during initial rehabilitation
  • Lack of aftercare or outpatient options
  • No knowledge of relapse prevention tools
  • No support system post-treatment

Chronic relapse is a common problem for many struggling addicts and alcoholics. Stopping the use of drugs or alcohol is only the first step in a long-lasting recovery process. Relapse is often a result of one or many factors not properly addressed during and after the initial phase of treatment.

Chronic Relapse By the Numbers

40-60%The average relapse rate for addiction after some type of treatment.1

Up to 75%of those addicted to alcohol or heroin relapse within the first year.2

Only 49%addicted to Benzo’s stay abstinent in the first two years after treatment.3

Does my relapse mean addiction treatment doesn’t work for me?

No. Drug and alcohol addiction can take a tremendous toll on the mind and body. Many people who suffer with drug addiction, alcohol dependency and mental illness face an uphill battle to recover. Individuals who experience chronic relapse after attempting multiple treatment programs often feel a sense of failure. At La Paloma, we specialize in treating those who struggle with chronic relapse, and our comprehensive program teaches struggling addicts that their recovery can only be effectively managed.

Specialized treatment for chronic relapse

If you or a loved one have relapsed after treatment, La Paloma is your answer to long-lasting recovery. Stop the cycle of relapse today. Contact us to learn about our specialized treatment for those who have experienced unsuccessful attempts of addiction treatment.

What makes La Paloma different?

Second-class treatment programs are all too common in today’s drug rehab community. Choosing the right program is the first and most important step in building a solid foundation for recovery. Our unique integrated treatment program provides cutting-edge therapies, dual diagnosis treatment, and an attentive quality of care that continues long after you or your loved one complete residential treatment.

How we treat chronic relapse

Our team will help you identify the situations that trigger relapse, and help you build the necessary tools to ensure long term recovery and independence. Staying connected is one of the most important steps in any recovery process. The relationships made during treatment provide many ways to stay connected to treatment professionals and the recovery community after residential treatment.

1http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/addiction-science/relapse/relapse-rates-drug-addiction-are-similar-to-those-other-well-characterized-chronic-ill
2http://psycnet.apa.org/psycinfo/1976-30470-001
3http://fampra.oxfordjournals.org/content/20/4/370.full