This 4-days course provides a foundational understanding of recovery management and relapse prevention. It covers discussion on the process of recovery, the variance from treatment as well as the elements of relapse and relapse prevention.
This course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge to help individuals manage their own recovery by identifying relapse triggers, developing healthy coping skills and ways to manage recovery through in individual, family and community approach. 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.