Why Do Clients Relapse

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Certainly, I am questionable as to why people turn to alcohol and substances when it is destroying their physical self, their daily activities, and close relationships. At the moment, I am interning at the Naaman Center and the one counselor addressed how many clients do relapse. During my first group session, one individual addresses how the withdrawal process is the most difficult part. For example, heroin is a painful recovery. Within hours, the client is irritable, sweating, and suffering from physical/emotional discomfort, shaking, and vomiting (Brooks & McHenry, 2015, p. 67). Indeed, I would get frustrated working with a client who does not want to recovery, but the book provides us with information on confronting the client on the issues
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