Recovery Durability: Addiction Recurrence Risk Lowers to General Population Levels in Long Term Recovery

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9 min readJul 30, 2019

By: Thomas G. Kimball, PhD

Individuals who engage in extended SUD recovery for an average of five years are statistically equal to being diagnosed with a substance use disorder than the average American.

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