Triggers
Stages of Relapse
Coping Strategies
Misc.
Misc.
100

What does HALT stand for?

What is HUNGRY, ANGRY, LONELY, TIRED?

100

Name three of the 9 questions you can ask yourself in the first stage

  • Are you being good to yourself?

  • How are you having fun?

  • Are you putting time aside for yourself, or are you getting caught up in life or drama of others?

  • Which coping skills are you using?

  • What can you add to your recovery program to keep you in a safe place emotionally and physically?

  • Are you addressing your emotions, feelings, and thoughts? If so, how? If not, why not?

  • Have you been attending and participating in recovery support meetings?

  • How are you managing daily life stressors?

  • Can you compare your self-care and behaviors now with the way they were when you were actively using? What is similar, and what has changed?

100

Name 5 coping skills.

Hobbies, sports, music, art, exercise, journaling, etc

100

What are the three stadges of relapse

1. Emotional relapse 

2. Mental relapse 

3. Physical relapse

100

What is this week's topic? Name one topic of discussion we have had in this week's groups.

Relapse Prevention -- Relapse Justification, Coping Skills to Replace Old Habits, Types of Relapse, Identifying Warning  Signs, etc.

200

Name three types of triggers and an example of each.

Social (seeing an old friend who you used to buy drugs from), Emotional (intense feelings, depression, exhaustion, stress, etc), and Environmental (going to a party or driving by the location of a triggering event)

200

You're not necessarily thinking about using but your emotions and behaviors are setting you up for a possible relapse in the future

What is EMOTIONAL RELAPSE?

200

What term did Meg share with us regarding dopamine  and coping skills?

"front -loading our dopamine" in order to find the motivation to care well for ourselves

200

Managing cravings can be different for everyone. Within your team, come up with 10-12 ways you personally manage cravings (without using).

Sleep, music, color, take a walk, hike, play with a pet, etc.

200

Define Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for addiction

What is a form of therapy to help individuals recognize, avoid, and cope with the situations in which they are most likely to use drugs

300

Identify an internal trigger.

Any negative thought or feeling

300

You start using substances again leading to the possibility of uncontrolled usage

What is PHYSICAL RELAPSE?

300

What is the term for "non-judgmental awareness and acceptance of the present moment"?

Mindfulness

300

Name three warning signs


    • Bottling up your emotions

    • Not going to recovery support group meetings

    • Isolating yourself from peers and family

    • Poor eating and sleeping habits

    • Going to meetings but not sharing

    • Focusing on other people and their problems to avoid your own

    • Not managing anxiety, anger, or other emotional problems in a healthy way

    • Intolerance

    • Defensiveness

    • Mood swings

    • Not asking for help

    • Poor self-care emotionally or physically


300

Pre-Contemplation, Contemplation, Preparation, Action, Maintenance, and (possible) Relapse are all examples of what?

Stages of Change or Stages of Readiness for Change

400

Name an example of an external relapse trigger.

People, places, activities, objects, and situations

400

A war within your mind!  You're conflicted about whether or not you want to use.  

You're either casually or actively thinking about using. 

What is MENTAL RELAPSE?

400

What is a healthy way to experiencing a rush of adrenaline or higher dopamine levels?

Take risks like trying a new sport, sky-diving, hiking, skiing, going for a run, roller coasters, etc.

400

Name at least 2 of the 5 things you can do during a mental relapse

Play the tape through.
Talk to a trusted peer.
Wait for 30 minutes
Take it one day at a time
Use relaxation techniques.

400

according to the Video Relapse begins when  

Weeks and sometimes months before you pick up the drug

500

"Exposure to ________ is associated with drug addiction in humans and can induce relapse and craving."

Stress

500

Define the term 'relapse justification'.

Defending or 'justifying' reason to use. It is our brain's way of trying to get the neuro-chemical reward that is associated with specific behaviors.

500

What's an example of a maladaptive coping strategy?

substance use, self-harm, harming others, isolating, not taking prescribed medications, etc.

500

Name one of the ways people will use Bargaining

  • In bargaining, individuals start to think of scenarios in which it would be acceptable to use. A common example is when people give themselves permission to use on holidays or visiting family.

  • Another form of bargaining is when people start to think that they can relapse periodically, perhaps in a controlled way, for example, once or twice a year.

  • Bargaining also can take the form of switching one addictive substance for another.

500

True or False: Relapse is a sign of failure

What is FALSE

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