Why Are Coping Skills Important In Recovery

If you’re trying to recover from an addiction, it’s important to find a healthy and productive way to cope. Not only will it keep you from returning to your bad habit when things get hard, but it will also improve your life overall. In today’s episode, I am joined by Blu Robinson, and we discuss why coping skills are important when you’re recovering from addiction.

00:16 Coping skills in overcoming addiction
01:00 Becoming a more productive and healthy individual
01:43 Many addictions are an attempt at coping
03:15 Choose and practice
04:00 Going back to the basics
04:57 Feelings change
05:15 Thinking of healthy coping mechanics WHEN pain comes
06:15 Finding joy

Watch and Enjoy!
Dr. Paul Jenkins