Welcome to the Mental Health and You! “Worksheets” page, a list of printable handouts.
New-style weird & wacky addiction worksheets:
Addiction: loving life again (starting with mourning the loss of addiction) Recovery ain’t easy, and sometimes people miss the good old times. This 8-page worksheet is a colorful and odd guide to getting past the grief and aiming to make life more beautiful without drugs. (Microsoft Word format)
Addiction – Getting to know yourself after recovery – a 2-page journey. This is a unique two-page worksheet to help a person who’s early in recovery create and celebrate a drug-free identity.
Addiction – glamorizing drugs and alcohol. This handout focuses on identifying addiction-related “war stories” and come up with ways to stop using them.
Addiction – Relapse prevention plan. Need rescue from cravings? This is a two-page, artsy worksheet aimed at helping people in recovery get through the hard times. Also, consider checking out the article, Addiction: 4 ways to battle cravings.
Addiction/self-knowledge – if you could live your life over. If you could repeat your life, this worksheet looks into what you’d repeat and what you’d do differently.
Problem-solving – Just talk to the problem. A 2 page worksheet that helps the reader take on problems by literally talking to them. Bizarre but apparently effective. Based on narrative therapy.
Addiction – Mistakes I’ve made because of addiction. Addiction drives many people to do things they regret. This worksheet is about regrets — as well as ways to overcome them. See the article Overcoming guilt for more ways to deal with past mistakes and regrets.
Addiction – Difference between addiction and recovery. This handout focuses on future life — comparing relapse vs recovery
Self-knowledge – Letter of Self Compassion. Here’s a chance to work on self-forgiveness and acceptance. The task involves writing an inspiring, compassionate letter to oneself.
Self-knowledge – What’s your perfect life. This worksheet focuses on the reader’s dreams and goals by imagining the life they’d like to live.
Self-knowledge – Using strengths and imperfections to grow. The reader gets to know themselves better by exploring strengths and imperfections, how both help them grow and reach for their dreams.