What makes an Addiction
Managing the Mind
Building Blocks of Change
Challenges and Obstacles
True/False
100

Physically addictive substance used daily can bring these uncomfortable physical symptoms.

What is withdrawal.

100

We experience these in our mind, heart and gut and it's important to learn how to manage our reaction to them.

What is feelings/emotions

100

An inner drive, focus and desire that brings about positive change.

What is motivation.

100

A strong urge that can pull you in a way you may not want to go.

What is a craving.

100

Once I admit that I am an alcoholic/addict, it means that I am not denying the problem anymore.

What is False

200

It take more of a substance to get the same effect

What is tolerance

200

Uncomfortable mental experience that can occur when we worry or stress over things.

What is anxiety

200

The ability to look inside yourself honestly and truthfully: self-awareness.

What is insight.

200

You may have went backwards a little bit but you didn't completely relapse.

What is slip/setback.

200

With enough willpower a person addicted to drugs/alcohol can ‘kick the habit” on their own. 

False. Most people with addictions require the help of a professional and the support of friends to “kick the habit.” Willpower alone is not enough

300

Failure to recognize the truth about a problem

What is denial

300

Temporary states of mind can make us feel high, low and everything in between.

What is moods.

300

Something just about everyone needs when overcoming a difficult challenge, because it is so difficult to do alone.

What is support.

300

People, places and things

What is triggers.

300

Internal relapse warning signs can be remembered by the acronym HALT. 

True.  Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired

400

Every bad choice we make can mean we have to face these later.

What is consequences

400
A negative emotion that stems from holding on to anger or grudges.

What is resentment

400

The feeling of enthusiasm you get from someone or something, which gives you new and creative ideas

What is inspiration.

400

When you feel bad over something you have done.

What is guilt

400

Relapses often happens quickly without warning.

False. The steps to relapse are actually changes in attitudes, feelings, and behaviors that gradually lead to the final step, using a drink or a drug. 

500

When you spend too much, use too much or too often and life problems are steadily piling up, it is a good sign you have lost this.

What is control.

500

Deeply disturbing or distressing experiences that occur earlier in life

What is trauma/PTSD

500

If you find or discover this it can help you define your goals and give direction in your life.

What is purpose.

500

What does the acronym HALT stand for?

What is hungry, angry, lonely and tired.

500

Emotional, Mental and Physical are stages of relapse

True.  

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