Do you know someone struggling? We can help.

When you graduate from an American Addiction Centers program, you’re automatically a part of our extended alumni family – a supportive network of program graduates from facilities nationwide who understand firsthand what life is like before, during, and after treatment. Being able to lean on someone who has been in your shoes – and still is – is the key to sustained, long-term recovery.

When you graduate from an American Addiction Centers program, you’re automatically a part of our extended alumni family – a supportive network of program graduates from facilities nationwide who understand firsthand what life is like before, during, and after treatment. Being able to lean on someone who has been in your shoes – and still is – is the key to sustained, long-term recovery.

Relapse Prevention Tips

Frequent self check-ins are a good way to keep relapse from surprising us. Be on guard against the warning signs of relapse by knowing them, adopting ways to counteract them, and not letting them get you down.

5 Relapse Warning Signs

  • Romanticizing past drug use
  • Reconnecting with old friends from addition days
  • Loss of interest in hobbies and activities
  • Experiencing extended periods of depression and isolation
  • Lack of interest in recovery programs

5 Ways to Prevent Relapse

  • Make a gratitude list
  • Call you AAC Alumni team
  • Make a list of hobbies you enjoy and make plan to do an activity you love
  • Utilize coping skills and positive affirmations
  • Find a meeting and show up even if you don’t want to

What should I do in the event of a relapse?

  • Relax. Don’t Panic!
  • Take a Deep Breath
  • Call your AAC Alumni Team

We understand relapse can happen and we are here to support you. We have many recovery resources nationwide. Let us help you or get you connected to a resources that will best suit your needs!

Alumni Hotline

888.9LIVEIT (548348)