watershedrecovery: Help us continue to spread the word that recovery is a reality for addicts and alcoholics. A statistically proven pattern of behaviors exhibited by people suffering from alcohol and/or drug addiction.
Cycle of Addiction -- When it comes to addiction and relapse, there’s more to it than meets the eye. Lack of willpower is not the problem. Many things trigger a person to relapse. Addiction is a symptom.
12 Stupid Things that Can Mess Up Recovery - with examples - don't know if I agree with some of them. obviously very focused on program recovery. But might be handy for those clients who really commit to that kind of program.
What is group therapy used for? Group therapy is used to guide clients through the process of gaining insight about themselves, others, and the world around them. Through the group dynamic, clients foster hope and examine core issues that.
This handout could be useful for working with families/friends of the individual you are working with. So often people want to be supportive, but are not quite sure how. Support Looks Like. handout from rectherapyideas.
Lesson #2: Practice the 3 Ds - Delay, Distract and Decide