The Wellness-Recovery Connection
in Relapse Prevention

Presented by John Newport, Ph.D., CEAP

Author: The Wellness-Recovery Connection: Charting Your Pathway to Optimal Health While Recovering from Alcoholism and Drug Addiction

"Dr. Newport's enthusiasm for wellness and recovery is highly contagious!"
Terrence T. Gorski, CENAPS Corporation


FOCUS:
This 2- hour workshop integrates core principles of wellness and recovery, outlined in Dr. Newport's book "The Wellness-Recovery Connection", with the highly successful relapse prevention model developed by Terence T. Gorski, President of the Center for Applied Sciences (CENAPS).

This dynamic training enables participants to bring added value to their programs through strengthening program offerings in the important area of relapse prevention. Participants will learn why a wellness lifestyle is critically important in promoting high quality, sustained sobriety, and will learn how to effectively integrate basic principles of wellness and recovery into both primary treatment and continuing care, as effective safeguards against relapse.


TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE:

  • Why a wellness lifestyle is critically important to everyone in recovery
  • The Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome, and how to use the tools of wellness in helping clients navigate this treacherous phase of early recovery
  • Effective integration of core wellness principles with a client-focused relapse plan. These principles include:
    • Nutritional Foundations for Recovery
    • Roles of Exercise and Stress Management in Relapse Prevention
    • Combating Nicotine Addiction: the Leading Cause of Death for People in Recovery, and
    • Central Purpose: The Royal Road to Health, Longevity and Lasting Recovery


CREDENTIALS:
John Newport holds combined doctorates in psychology and public health. He is author of The Wellness-Recovery Connection: Charting Your Pathway to Optimal Health While Recovering from Alcoholism and Drug Addiction, and is a leading authority on the role of healthy lifestyles in recovery from addictive disorders. He has authored over 100 articles on addictions/health care issues and is a featured columnist for Counselor: The Magazine for Addictions Professionals.

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