Consequences of Substance Abuse Worksheet
What is the theory behind this consequences of substance abuse worksheet?
Every act and every behavior has some consequences. The same goes for substance abuse. Taking drugs in the beginning seems fascinating and enjoyable but it can have some serious consequences. Substance abuse can affect you in many ways, it can disturb your relationships, your social and occupational functioning, your mental and physical health.
How will this worksheet help you?
This worksheet can help you identify different consequences that substance abuse brings in your life. You can rate the consequences according to the disturbances it causes in your life. It will help you identify the most harmful and least harmful consequences of substance use problems. By identifying these consequences you can be motivated to work on your problem.
How to use this worksheet
You can download this worksheet and start completing it when you are free. First, you need to list down all the consequences of substance abuse you have experienced or you might experience. Then arrange them in a list starting from most harmful to less harmful consequences. It will help you in understanding how this behavior affects your life.
You can download this worksheet here.
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