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Worksheet: glamorizing drugs and alcohol

This 2-page worksheet examines addiction-related “war stories” — remembering the “good ol’ days,” fascination with using, and jokes about relapse — and helps identify why war stories might be problematic.  The goal is to figure out ways to STOP glamorizing addiction. I've cleaned up and reposted this worksheet from the Weird and Wacky Addiction Workbook… Continue reading Worksheet: glamorizing drugs and alcohol

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Worksheet: recovery and letting the past go

Recovery from addiction is challenging: you miss the past, parts of it at least, and the future can be downright scary.  This worksheet is a strange, colorful, and fancy 6-page tool-kit to help the reader maneuver through grief of letting the past go (mourning the loss of addiction) -- while working towards an exciting future.… Continue reading Worksheet: recovery and letting the past go

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Problem-busting: just talk to the problem

Problem-solving worksheet Conversation with a problem  This is a 2-page cartoon-ridden worksheet that helps the reader explore a new way to approach a problem, by talking to the darned thing!   Grab a pen, start where it says "START HERE," and follow the arrows.  (Word document format) This isn't madness.  For anyone who's curious, the… Continue reading Problem-busting: just talk to the problem

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Glamorizing addiction

An addiction worksheet from Mental Health and You! War stories - Glamorizing addiction.  This 2-page worksheet focuses on addiction-related "war stories" -- remembering the "good ol' days," fascination with using, and favorable opinions about relapse -- and helps the person seeking recovery identify why war stories might be problematic.  The goal is to come up… Continue reading Glamorizing addiction