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A lesson in language

April 3, 2017
by Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Michael Botticelli

Relapse is part of recovery

Recurrence/return to use may occur as part of the disease

Clean/sober

Drug-free/free from illicit and non-prescribed medications

Self-help group

Mutual aid group

Drug overdose

Drug poisoning

Graduate from treatment

Commence recovery

 

Source: Office of National Drug Control Policy

 

 

 

 

 

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