Statistics indicate that relapse is widespread, with an estimated rate as high as 90% among patients who receive inpatient care. At Symetria Recovery, our relapse rate is an astounding 11%.
Why Opioid and Heroin Relapse Occurs
When patients leave traditional inpatient opioid addiction recovery treatment programs, they abruptly lose all of the structure and support they had while living at the facility. This sudden change of environment places a huge amount of stress on the patient — and in as many as nine out of ten cases, relapse is the outcome. By comparison, Symetria patients receive outpatient care that seamlessly integrates into daily life. You go to work, attend college, maintain relationships, and live your everyday life while being treated, eliminating the dramatic change of environment that so often leads to relapse.
Additionally, unlike other treatment models — which, in too many cases, provide patients minimal to nonexistent post-treatment support and follow-up — Symetria emphasizes education and aftercare, while teaching patients how to build lifelong strategies for controlling addictive behaviors. Armed with newfound coping skills and an extensive support network, you emerge from treatment well-equipped to manage cravings or crises as they arise, minimizing the risk of relapse. And, even if you do, we are here for you. Your team will keep working with you to get you your unique recovery.