Turning Points in addiction are important to identify, and are the difference between true recovery and sobriety. Understanding them can help you understand your addiction, and are vital to conquering it. Some addicts, unfortunately, may have to deal with multiple relapses or slip-ups. However, when a turning point occurs, you can clearly see a shift in addiction, whether that’s completely conquering one, or making the decision to make a change, or anything else that shows a shift in thinking and action towards a positive result.
Turning Points are different for everyone, and can mean different things for every person. A turning point for you could be the decision to go to rehab, whereas the turning point for another could be the actual decision to stop using whatever they are addicted to. Regardless of the perceived weight of the turning point, each one is important to identify.
Treatment here at CASA Recovery will also help you identify the key turning points in your life that can help define how you got to a certain point of your addiction, how you decided to turn away from it, and what you can do to prevent yourself from returning to old, destructive habits. This also helps tailor an individual relapse prevention plan that will help you avoid the cracks of relapse.
Turning points can help you see your growth through the days, weeks, months, and years of your addiction-you can look back on these identified points of your life and see where you grew the most, and where slip-ups still occurred. Our dedicated staff here at CASA Recovery in San Juan Capistrano can help you identify these moments and give you the support you need to strengthen those points or work past them. Identifying these moments is pivotal to your treatment success, and we look forward to assisting you in this part of your recovery.
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