Distress Tolerance
Relapse Prevention
Emotional Regulation
Interpersonal Effectiveness
Recovery
100

Replacing immediate negative events with more positive ones

What is IMPROVE

100

The following four physical or emotional conditions that leave us vulnerable for relapsing into unhealthy behaviors

What is HALT 

100

A way to map out the order in which early warning signs occur, and then figure out how to respond appropriately to our body's signals.

What is the Emotional Ladder 
100

A skill teaches us to get what we want

What is DEARMAN

100

Aims to put a person on a path back to healthier habits, in turn promoting healthier thoughts and actions.

What is structure in addiction recovery

200

The skill that teaches us ways to distract ourselves from a situation

What is ACCEPTS

200

A skill that helps to reduce emotional vulnerability; taking care of your mind by taking care of your body

ABC PLEASE 

200

A combination of 8 micro skills, that helps us build resilience and staying out of the emotional mind

What is STRENGTH/STRONG 

200

DAILY DOUBLE: Labelling the + and the - of a situation

What is Pros and Cons

200

A phase of physical and emotional discomfort that can continue for months after discontinuing substance use. 

What is PAWS( Post Acute Withdraw Syndrome) 

300

A technique that can be used to avoid acting on any behavior that you want to reduce or stop

What is ride the wave/urge surfing?

300

A stimulus that evokes upsetting feelings, which may lead to problematic behaviors

Triggers

300

A desire to experience the positive effects of alcohol or drugs, possibly triggered by some bodily sensations or thoughts.

What are CRAVINGS and URGES 

300

Skill that teaches us how to maintain relationships 

What is GIVE 

300

What are the stages of change? 

Pre-Contemplation, Contemplation, Preparation, Action, Maintenance, Relapse/Lapse 

400

When you are afraid-face your fears, when you are angry-smile 

What is Acting Opposite to Current Emotions 

400

Balancing opposites while entering the paradox of "yes" and "no", "True" and "Not true" at the very same time. 

 What is Middle Path/Dialectics 

400

Letting go of fighting reality and understanding that there are some things that we can not change 

Radical Acceptance 

400
DAILY DOUBLE: When your emotions are in control-when they influence and control your thinking and behavior 

What is Emotion Mind

400

What are seemingly irrelevant decisions? 

Chain decisions that seem harmless on the surface but can actually lead to relapse 

500

A series of four skills meant to keep us safe when emotions and urges are extremely intense

What is TIPP/STOP

500

Being aware of the present moment and focusing our attention on the here and now 

What is MINDFULNESS 

500

Repeating to ourselves that addiction isn't an issue, ignoring the problem, minimize people's concerns or blame others for any issues 

 What is Denial

500

Skill that teaches us how to respect ourselves 

What is FAST 

500

Strategies or methods used to say ''no'' when an individual is pressured to do something that they do not want to do.

What are Refusal Skills 

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