Addiction Recovery- Relapse Prevention Strategies that work!

Strategies that are truly EFFECTIVE have been created with honesty and specific details that has to be carried out.
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Apply evidence-based ways that I used to overcoming addiction
You will learn if you're seriously ready to quit.
You will learn what to do if you relapse.
Learn what works to recover from addiction
You will learn who to tell if you Relapses and how soon to tell them.
Learn about Avoiding Relapse Drift
How to get Motivation for Recovery
Learn about Total Abstinence and Trust
Twelve Step Programs (or Other Spiritual Groups)
Relapse Justification I & II


  • You should be self motivated and prepared to work through some hard stuff. The end result though will be so worth it!
  • This is a self paced course so you can work through it on your time in complete confidentiality.
  • You do not need any prior knowledge of addiction. This course is for those who are contemplating sobriety or those who have tried numerous times.


No one has to relapse. No one benefits from a relapse. Think about your recovery plan. Add some meetings. Schedule your time. See your therapist. Use the tools that have helped you in recovery to stay drug and alcohol-free through this stressful time.

Addiction (Substance Use Disorder) is a condition with far-reaching consequences. Families are torn apart and trust is often broken. The person struggling with a substance use disorder and friends and family suffer because of the actions of those struggling. The good news is that many people with a substance use disorder have been able to turn their lives around, begin a life of recovery, and Maintain it.

It all comes from making the right decisions and sticking with it regardless of the difficulties that come along in the journey. If you or a loved one are faced with substance use disorder, know that there is hope beyond the dark tunnel. The following Relapse Prevention Strategies in this course has inspired many to maintain a life of recovery for years and it has also inspired people to reach out for much-needed treatment.

Hopefully, it will help you do the same.

This course provides evidence-based ways to overcome relapse by using proper training strategies to manage cravings, triggers, and moods that lead to relapse. It also includes simple worksheets from "T H E  M A T R I X  M O D E L" that will allow you to understand.

©2005 by Matrix Institute All rights reserved. Published 2005 Printed in the United States of America Duplicating these handouts for personal or group use is permissible The Matrix Model is a registered trademark of the Matrix Institute.

All the worksheets provided in this course were things that I actually use to help maintain my 12 years of Sobriety, and I believe that if it works for me it will also work for you.

Who this course is for:

  • We are seeking students who want to learn life skills, motivation, and productive living and recovery.
  • We are seeking students who want to learn how to maintain their sobriety.
  • We are seeking students who may not have a substance use disorder but want to learn about it.


My Purpose is Greater than my struggles
Michael L. Williams, Jr
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Michael Mickey Williams Jr. stands as a beacon of hope and transformation, widely recognized for his dynamic role as a motivational speaker, minister, and educator in the realm of recovery from substance use disorders and criminal behavior. Embarking on a personal crusade to uplift those mired in hardship, Michael’s 22-year battle with addiction and crime has forged the foundation of his commitment. His remarkable transition from battling a substance use disorder to becoming a 10-time published author, a certified drug and alcohol counselor, a nationally certified peer recovery support specialist, and a co-founder of the Minor Adjustments program, serves as tangible proof of the profound impact he has had on countless individuals, steering them towards significant life improvements.

Michael’s teachings and eloquent wisdom inspire individuals to embark on the challenging yet fulfilling journey toward recovery. His unique approach resonates deeply, striking a chord with many, as it draws upon his own life experiences and persuasive abilities.

As a devoted father of seven and a doting grandfather of four, Michael’s oratory and written works are leaving an indelible mark on numerous lives. His words, spoken with fervor and written with empathy, establish him as a pillar of encouragement and guidance for those seeking to escape the grips of substance use disorder and a life of crime.

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