If you are in the recovery phase you deserve a pat on the back. You have taken the most important step in escaping the substance abuse trap.
However, the story doesn't end there. You have to ensure you make the right decisions in the future so you stay sober, and never give into addiction again.
These are some of the strategies that will help you start a new life after addiction recovery:
Choose your Friends Wisely
Limit contact with those friends who don't support you in your recovery phase.
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