When you finish rehab, you’re thrown back into the world, and as well all know the world can be a very hard place to exist at times, and triggers can be everywhere. So one of the best things that you can do for yourself after completing your time at a drug rehab, is to set up your life in a way that is manageable.
There may be any number of things that you have to deal with, where you live, where your money comes from, the people that you know, or any other number of things. These should all be discussed with your addiction recovery counsellors before you leave rehab, or within your aftercare program. Getting each of them sorted out, so that it is as least stressful as is possible, is the best way to continue to get the results that you want.
Some of these things can be improved quickly; others depending on your situation could take some time. So if things can’t be changed quickly to remove the stress of the triggers, a plan should be put into place that leads to a less stressful situation in the future, this plan should then be followed so that you know you are heading in a direction that will be more beneficial, less stressful and more conductive to your new path than what you currently have.