Essay on Recovery Capital: Prospective Predictor of Sustained Recovery, Life Satisfaction and Stress among Former Poly-Substance Users

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Carmen Martinez
Intro to psychology


When you’re struggling with drug addiction, sobriety can seem like an impossible goal. But recovery is never out of reach, no matter how hopeless your situation seems. Change is possible with the right treatment and support, and by addressing the root cause of your addiction. Don’t give up—even if you’ve tried and failed before. The road to recovery often involves bumps, pitfalls, and setbacks. But by examining the problem and thinking about change, you’re already on your way.

For many people struggling with addiction, the biggest and toughest step toward recovery is the very first one: deciding to make a change. It’s normal to feel conflicted about giving up your drug of choice, even when you realize it’s causing problems in your life. Change is never easy and committing to sobriety involves changing many things, including, the way you deal with stress, who you allow in your life, what you do in your free time, how you think about yourself This article is about Recovery capital as prospective predictors of sustained recovery, life satisfaction, and stress among former poly-substance users. It says that a lot of recovering people report that the reason as to why they quit doing drugs is because they are “sick and tired” of the drug life. Recovering is challenging and stressful, this study is about previous cross-sectional finding recovery capital (social supports, spiritually, religiousness, life meaning, and 12-step affiliation? Enhances the ability to cope with stress. “This study was conducted in the context of a nipa-founded prospective investigation of factors associated with stable recovery from illicit drug abuse or dependence.”

The study objectives questions are: