Stress Management Techniques in Recovery (COD Lesson)

In an attempt to manage stress and anxiety, many people turn to substance use. After prolonged use and abuse, serious and long-term consequences add to already-present tension. While the best stress-reducer is to quit using, it is important to remember stressful situations in life still remain and need to be managed. Reducing stress and anxiety helps make the best recovery possible. In this lesson, you will learn several tools you can use to help manage and eliminate stresses caused by substance use disorders.