Staying Busy in Recovery Worksheet

What is the theory behind this Staying Busy in Recovery Worksheet?

In recovery interventions for substance use disorders, many coping mechanisms to control symptoms and triggers and keep the person’s attention on long-term objectives may have been taught throughout the treatment but one of the best ways to prevent relapse during the addiction recovery journey is to maintain a busy schedule. 

How will this worksheet help?

This worksheet will help you in analyzing the importance of leisure and keep control of your urges by developing hobbies. It will provide an individual with a sense of stability, fulfillment, and security after they have a successful rehabilitation routine. 

 How to use the worksheet?  

Just write down your answers honestly and then analyze your triggers and hindrances in maintaining a busy schedule. Also, you can think about the activities and effective coping mechanisms to stop your urges during your free time in the recovery process.

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