The Emotional Aspects of Addiction (COD Lesson)

Many people use alcohol and drugs for a variety of emotional reasons. They may feel sad, distressed, lonely, upset, happy, frustrated, or bored. Many emotions produce the thought or compulsion to use or to drink. This lesson will help you dissect relapse and increase your understanding of the relapse progression. You will also discover the common emotional urges and the external cues that trigger a return to old patterns of living. Learn how to better resolve emotional pressure and interrupt the substance abuse cycle. This lesson includes ten vital relapse prevention techniques.

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