Addiction relapse cycle worksheet

What is the theory behind this worksheet?

Addiction relapse means an individual returns to the use of drugs after the period of sobriety and it is a common part of the recovery process. The theories behind this worksheet align with the principles of 

“Cognitive behavioral theory- may incorporate cognitive restructuring exercises to challenge distorted beliefs related to addiction”, and 

“Psychoeducation perspectives- which concerning this worksheet enhance awareness of the impact of relapse to addiction”.

Therapies may include;

  • “Cognitive behavioral therapy for Social media addiction- may incorporate cognitive restructuring exercises to challenge distorted beliefs related to relapse to addiction
  • Relapse prevention therapyfocuses on identifying and managing factors that contribute to relapse, emphasizing skill-building and coping strategies.

How will the worksheet help?    

This worksheet aims to guide individuals

  • Explore the factors contributing to relapse
  • Identify warning signs
  • Develop strategies to interrupt the cycle.

How to use this worksheet?

Utilize this worksheet to recognize warning signs, develop proactive strategies to prevent relapse, and ask for help when necessary.

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