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Avoiding Recovery Pitfalls at 1, 3, 6, 9 and 12 Months

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Avoiding Recovery Pitfalls at 1, 3, 6, 9 and 12 Months
by Jim LaPierre - LCSW, CCS, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Recovery milestones like the first 30, 90 or 365 days can increase your relapse risks. Learn about the specific dangers and pitfalls at each stage and get prepared to avoid them Read Article
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