Course 22: Relapse Prevention and Recovery management

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This course provides a foundational understanding of recovery management and relapse prevention. It covers discussion on the roots of recovery, its process and how it differs from treatment as well as the elements of relapse and relapse prevention. It differentiates recovery from recovery management and cover key elements of recovery management. It also presents challenges and issues that are sometimes encountered in recovery management - issues such as dealing with mental health and physical health issues, the role that medication assisted treatment can play in recovery management and very importantly, the role of addressing trauma in recovery. This course also examines the role of peer support specialists and recovery coaches in helping support recovery from substance use disorders.