Recognizing Relapse Points (COD Lesson)
Relapse is defined as becoming ill again after a period of improvement in health has occurred. Treatment for co-occurring disorders focuses on substance use and mental health issues. Relapse can mean a return of mental health symptoms, or substance use may begin again. Because the issues are so interwoven, a return of symptoms in one category may inflame or initiate the return of problems in the other as well. In this lesson, you will learn the 12 major factors frequently leading to relapse and discover specific ways to guard against them.