You improve your chances of staying away from substances if you regularly use your “tools of recovery“. The tools of recovery are the activities you engage in or the steps you take each day to structure your time and keep your recovery a high priority. It is best to use some of your recovery tools every day because they help protect you against relapse.
Your tools of recovery lay the foundation for a drug-free lifestyle. You must actively work your recovery plan if you expect to stay clean and make positive lifestyle changes.