Relapse Prevention
Defense Mechanisms
CBT
Celebrities and Movies
Coping Strategies
SMART Recovery
100

Feelings, individuals, or situations that cause your brain to crave substances; if you are unaware of them they could be a factor for relapse. 

Triggers 

100

A refusal to acknowledge a real situation. 

Denial

100

The theory that our thoughts impact our emotions and behaviors

CBT


100

This famous rock star died officially of heart failure, but after his death reportedly was found to contain high dosages of, among other things, the opiates Dilaudid, Percodan, and Demerol, as well as Quaaludes and codeine.

King of Rock 'n Roll

Elvis Presley

100

 A mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique

Mindfulness 

100

What is your facilitator, Gena, favorite color?

Purple

200
Lapse vs Relapse

Lapse: One time return to an addictive behavior

Relapse: A return to an addictive lifestyle

200

Justifying illogical, unreasonable ideas, actions or feelings by developing acceptable explanations.

Rationalization

200

Common types of thoughts that are inaccurate but common among most people

               

Cognitive distortions

200

This music artist had a hit pop song come out a few years before her death called 'Rehab'

Amy Winehouse, died of alcohol intoxication

200

The practice of taking an active role in regularly doing things that improve your well-being and happiness, in particular during periods of stress

self-care 

200

What does SMART stand for?

SMART stands for Self-Management and Recovery Training. This is more than an acronym: it is a transformative method of moving from addictive substances and negative behaviors to a life of positive self-regard and willingness to change.

300

What is SMART's stand on relapse?

Just as recovery is a process and not an event, relapse is also a process.

300

Transferring the feelings associated from one source t
o another that is considered less threatening.

Displacement


300

Thoughts that run through our head, may be true/untrue or helpful/unhelpful

Automatic thoughts

300

This film follows the lives of four New Yorkers through their addiction. 

Requiem for a Dream

300

Getting support from a neutral person who can help with mental health and addiction concerns


therapy or counseling

300

What is SMART philosophy on the use of labels? (ie addict)

We do not use labels in recovery
400

Stress management, emotion regulation, social support, spirituality, self-care

Relapse prevention strategies

400

Transferring unacceptable feelings or impulses to another.

Projection

400

The process of replacing negative thoughts with positive thoughts and beliefs

Cognitive reframing

400

This singer/songwriter experienced a 20-year drug and alcohol addiction that he said saw him spending about $16,000 a week on heroin in the 1970s.

Eric Clapton

He chose to get clean and change his path after the death of his 4 year old son.

400

Doing or thinking about something different when you feel yourself being triggered to use substances

Opposite Action

400

How many face to face meetings are there in the St. Louis area?

4. South City, Kirkwood, Webster Groves and East St. Louis

500

What is backsliding?

Slipping back into old habits. 
500

Forgetting a memory in the conscious mind by pulling it into the unconscious

Repression

500

A person's most central ideas about themselves, others, and the world

Core beliefs

500

This child star first was forced into rehab at age 13, and a mental institution for a year and a half after that. She was emancipated from her parents and declared an adult at age 14. She worked hard and stayed sober once she was away from her family. 

Drew Barrymore

500

Phrases you can say to yourself to help you get through distressing situations

Affirmations or positive self-talk

500

What is SMART's 4 point program?

This program offers specific tools and techniques for each of the points:

1. Building and Maintaining Motivation
2. Coping with Urges
3. Managing Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviors
4. Living a Balanced Life


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