Why Boredom Is Bad for Addiction?

2022-09-23T22:45:17+00:00

  Addiction. Boredom. It happens. However, what’s happening in the brain of someone who is addicted and bored? It is helpful to remember that addiction is a disease of the brain. Boredom can trigger relapses and is frequently cited as a reason why people relapse after recovery. Therefore, the engagement of your mind becomes critical in staying clean. The statistical odds of relapse are already very likely. Below are a few of the stats: 90% of heroin user’s relapse. 90% of people with an alcohol addiction relapse. 23% of cocaine user’s relapse. 88% of methamphetamine user’s relapse. 71% of marijuana user’s relapse. Hallucinogen addicts have a 42% chance of relapse. [...]