What Is Mental Relapse?


Mental health and overall well-being directly impact emotional and physical health. How you feel about yourself and the people around you will affect how you react to treatment, including individual therapy, peer support, and self-help meetings. You need to maintain positive mental health to avoid falling back into old, maladaptive behaviors and thought patterns. What Is Mental Relapse? Mental relapse usually comes after emotional relapse. It involves increased feelings of: Isolation and loneliness Restlessness Anger or frustration Powerlessness Hopelessness According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), “Addiction is defined as a chronic, relapsing disorder characterized by compulsive drug seeking, continued [...]