Crisis Survival Skills, Part 1
Crisis Survival Skills, Part 2
Reality Acceptance Skills
Skills for When the Crisis is Addiction
MISCELLANEOUS
100

What is one Technique in STOP?


Share how you have used that technique

Stop

Take a Step Back

Observe

Proceed Mindfully

100

What does TIP mean?

Tip the Temperature

Intense Exercise

Paced Breathing/Paired Muscle relaxation

100

What is radical acceptance? Give us 1 of the 3 definitions

1) Radical means all the way, complete, and total.

2) Accepting in your mind heart and body 

3) When you stop fighting reality because reality is not the way you want it and let go of bitterness

100

Give 3 examples of common addictions from the “common addictions” list.

See DT Handout 16a

100

What are the 3 main goals of distress tolerance?

Survive crisis situations

Accept reality

Become free

200

When do you use pros and cons?

Whenever you have to decide between 2 courses of action.

200

True or False:

 It is acceptable to use crisis survival skills when you have intense pain that cannot be helped quickly?

TRUE

200

Give 3 reasons as to why accept reality.

See DT Handout 11

200

What is the difference between addict mind and clean mind

Addict: Impulsive, one-minded, will do anything for a “fix.”

Clean: Naïve, risk-taking, oblivious to dangers

200

How do you demonstrate willing hands in a sitting position? 

Give example of half smiling

See DT Handout 14

300

What does STOP mean?

Stop

Take a Step back

Observe

Proceed Mindfully

300

Give 3 examples of how you can self-soothe with vision

Handout 8: look at stars, look at pictures, watch a sunset, Etc.

300

What is turning the mind?

Like facing a fork in the road

It is choosing to accept.

It does not yet equal acceptance but it puts you on the path

300

What is one way to practice building new bridges?

See DT Handout 20

-Build different images or smells

-Look at moving images and surround yourself with new smells

-"Urge-Surge"

300

What skills is referenced with a "Dive Response" and when do we use it.

TIP

Tip the Temperature with cold water (or ice pack) and holding breath for around 30 seconds. This creates a "Dive Response"

400

What is one Technique in TIP?

Share how you have used that technique.

Tip The Temperature

Intense Exercise

Paced Breathing/Paired Muscle Relaxation

400

Give 3 examples of distracting with Activities in ACCEPTS…

Handout 7

400

What is one of the factors that interfere with radical acceptance?

1)Don't know the skills.

2)If you accept, you believe you are making light or approving of the painful event.

3)Emotions get in the way.

400

When do we use Alternative Rebellion?

When addictive behaviors are used as a way to rebel against authority, conventions, and boredom of not breaking rules/laws.

400

What do we mean when we say “Adopt a curious mind”?

- Ask "where do my thoughts come from?"

-Notice thoughts come and go out of your mind

- Observe but do not evaluate your thoughts. Let go of Judgements

500

In your own words, What is paired muscle relaxation?

Combined with breathing practice, focusing on each muscle and tensing and relaxing each one, starting from head to toes.

500

Give two examples of things you can say to yourself that are self-encouraging?

You-can do it!

I’m doing the best I can!

ETC.

500

What is Radical Acceptance NOT?

It's NOT:

Approval, Compassion, Love, Passivity, or Against Change.

500

What is 1 the 3 factors to practicing Abstinence sampling?

1) Commit to ___ Days off your addiction

2) Avoid Triggers and replace w/ competing behaviors

3) Observe the extra positive events when not engaging in the addictive behavior.

500

When you practice sensory awareness, what are 3 questions to ask yourself?

See DT Handout 9a
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