Letter to the Editor from Shauna Krout
Last updated 1/10/2021 at 11:32am
Leaving treatment without a plan is like going on a road trip without a map. It is very important to have a set plan before leaving treatment.
The plan should be realistic and the recovering person should be able to follow it without getting discouraged. This plan should include both structure and accountability. It should also have goals that are reachable and reasonable. This helps the recovering person feel accomplished and productive.
The plan does not have to be filled with things you don't typically want to do. It should incorporate some fun things as well, so they don't get burnt o...