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Mindfulness Training May Improve Relapse Rates

Many recovering addicts struggle to overcome a cycle of addiction, treatment and relapse. Despite a deep desire to end the addiction, they may not have an adequate support system, they may not be receiving the care that best matches their particular situation or they may find that the techniques learned in treatment are challenging to translate to the real world. A recent study documented the potential benefits of mindfulness meditation into substance abuse therapy, including relapse prevention.  Continue reading