The First Year in Recovery: Stages and What to Expect

The National Institute on Drug Abuse lists four stages of rehab: treatment initiation, early abstinence, maintaining abstinence and advanced recovery. These apply specifically to cocaine, although the same basic principles apply to all substance abuse.1 When you complete rehab for substance abuse or other addictive behavior and enter subsequent stages of recovery, you may know … Continue reading The First Year in Recovery: Stages and What to Expect