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According to research, over half of addicts relapse after rehab, with most incidents happening in the first year following treatment.

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A new tool, Dr. Phil’s Path to Recovery, is available to help people prepare for the pressures and temptations of the outside world. Interventionist Ken Seeley joins The Doctors to share more about it.

The virtual reality program created by Dr. Phil and The Doctors' executive producer Jay McGraw is "incredible," says Ken.

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The program contains 29 sessions, which aim to help with post-rehab triggers. Ken explains that the program is used in conjunction with a workbook and a therapist. The program is run on your smartphone and virtual reality glasses.

"We gotta prepare [people] for when they leave treatment and that is what this Path to Recovery is all about. Let's prepare them for what it is going to be like when they go out in the real world and they're out of that [rehab] bubble," Ken says.

To locate a facility currently offering Dr. Phil’s Path to Recovery, please click here.

Dr. Phil’s Path to Recovery was created in part, by The Doctors' executive producer, Jay McGraw.