In 2021, Kolmac Integrated Behavioral Health and Concerted Care Group (CCG) joined forces, creating a powerful collaboration to enhance integrated healthcare. This strategic merger combines CCG’s patient-centered care with Kolmac’s evidence-based addiction treatment, offering a more robust approach to address complex needs. This union reflects a shared vision for high-quality, integrated healthcare services, aiming to create a seamless continuum of care for lasting recovery. This alliance strengthens both organizations’ capabilities and underscores their dedication to supporting individuals on their journey to comprehensive healing and recovery.

Authored By: Mitzee Mandocdoc 

In the journey towards recovery from substance use disorder, individuals often encounter the formidable challenge of relapse. Defined as the recurrence of substance use after a period of abstinence, relapse can be a significant setback on the path to recovery. However, understanding the factors contributing to relapse and implementing effective prevention and management strategies are essen components of successful recovery. In this article, we’ll explore the complexities of relapse and delve into Kolmac Integrated Behavioral Health’s holistic approach to supporting individuals through every stage of their recovery journey. 

Understanding Relapse:
Relapse is a common and often predictable part of the recovery process, with rates like those of other chronic medical conditions. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), relapse rates for substance use disorders underscore the importance of developing tailored strategies to prevent and manage relapse effectively. Additionally, Harvard Health Publishing emphasizes the significance of maintaining a strong support network and engaging in self-care activities to mitigate the risk of relapse. 

Kolmac’s Approach:
At Kolmac Integrated Behavioral Health, we recognize the complexities of addiction, and the challenges individuals may face along their recovery journey. With over four decades of experience in providing evidence-based treatment for substance use disorders, Kolmac is committed to supporting individuals through every stage of recovery, including relapse. 

Jennifer Dorsey, Chief Clinical Officer at Kolmac, underscores the importance of addressing relapse as part of the recovery process. In a recent video, Dorsey discusses the realities of relapse, and the proactive measures individuals can take to prevent and manage it effectively. 

Kolmac’s approach to relapse prevention and management is comprehensive and personalized. Through a combination of therapeutic modalities, including individual counseling, group therapy, medication-assisted treatment, and holistic interventions, Kolmac helps individuals develop coping skills and resilience to navigate triggers and stressors without resorting to substance use. 

Specialized Programs and Resources:
Kolmac offers specialized programs and resources tailored to address the unique needs of individuals at risk of relapse. These programs may include intensive outpatient programs (IOPs), relapse prevention groups, family therapy, and ongoing support services. Additionally, Kolmac’s multidisciplinary team of addiction specialists collaborates closely with each patient to develop a customized treatment plan that addresses their specific challenges and goals. 

Integrating Research and Expert Recommendations:
In line with recent research and expert recommendations, Kolmac integrates mindfulness-based practices, stress reduction techniques, and cognitive-behavioral strategies into its treatment approach to enhance resilience and promote long-term recovery. 

While relapse may pose significant challenges in the recovery process, it is not a sign of failure but rather an opportunity for growth and renewed commitment to sobriety. With the expert guidance and comprehensive support provided by Kolmac Integrated Behavioral Health, individuals can overcome relapse and continue the path to lasting recovery. 

If you or someone you know is struggling with substance use disorder, remember, help is readily available. Reach out to Concerted Care Group (CCG) at 833-224-5483 to take the first step towards a healthier, brighter future. CCG provides unwavering support on your journey to recovery.