Psychoeducation on addiction worksheet

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What is the theory behind this addiction worksheet?

Addiction refers to the behavior where an individual is unable to stop using a particular substance or performing a certain activity. The urge to engage with the substance is so severe that an individual finds it difficult to engage in any other task. As a result, the usage becomes a regular and repetitive process causing problems in psychological functioning. 

How will the worksheet help?

This worksheet will help the client in getting to know the basic information about addiction i.e. definition, how we can assess if someone is addicted  and types of interventions. So that, they can themselves or help a loved one to seek treatment for their addiction related behaviors. 

How to use this worksheet?

Recommend clients or their families to read the following hand-out thoroughly and use it as a take-home reminder. Firstly, different symptoms of addictions and consequent issues in different area of life are listed. Seconldly, information about severity levels and treatment modalities are explained. 

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