Abstaining from daily substance use can be very hard for persons in recovery. Every day without using can be uncomfortable especially when trying to practice and implement new recovery skills. This alone makes the first 90 days of recovery very critical. The first 90 days has been known as the time period where most relapses occur.
Those in active recovery give up substance(s) and behaviors. Recovery can be difficult to manage if there is no structure, a routine and consistency in place. Below are 12 critical tools for managing the first 90 days of recovery.