Mental Health Relapse Prevention Plan Worksheet
What is the theory behind this relapse prevention plan worksheet?
The theory behind the relapse prevention plan worksheet is based on the principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). The theory behind relapse prevention therapy is that by identifying and managing high-risk situations, individuals in recovery can reduce their risk of relapse and improve their chances of success in maintaining sobriety.
How will the worksheet help?
A relapse prevention plan worksheet can help individuals in recovery in several ways:
- By developing coping strategies to manage these high-risk situations, individuals can reduce their risk of relapse and improve their chances of success in recovery
- identifying and managing high-risk situations, relapse prevention therapy may also involve addressing underlying psychological and emotional issues that contribute to addiction, such as trauma, anxiety, or depression.
- By working through the worksheet with a therapist or support group, individuals can receive support and guidance as they develop their relapse prevention plan.
How to use the worksheet?
Write down a list of situations, circumstances, or triggers that have previously led to a relapse or that you think could lead to a relapse in the future. For each high-risk situation, come up with a list of coping strategies that you can use to prevent a relapse. Share with your counselor for feedback.
You can download this worksheet here.