Relapse Triggers for Drug Addiction


Although relapse is common and normal for recovering addicts, it is important to understand what leads to a relapse so that you can do everything necessary to avoid it. What triggers a relapse is different, depending on the individual. Emotional factors, such as stress, fear, frustration, depression, anxiety, and other emotions can lead to a relapse because drugs represent a coping mechanism for some individuals. Different types of drugs can trigger different kinds of responses.

Year Manuscript Completed

Spring 2017

Senior Project Advisor

Tom Hales

Degree Awarded

Bachelor of Integrated Studies Degree

Field of Study

Health Care Administration

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