Managing Your Drug or Alcohol Problem: Client Workbook

Managing Your Drug or Alcohol Problem: Client Workbook

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Designed to educate clients on effective lifestyle management, this program focuses on client education and teaching clients how to manage craving and reduce the risk of relapse. The client learns about the nature of their problem, underlying causes, and effective cognitive coping strategies by which to take control of their lives and initiate positive change. This recovery workbook provides clients with practical information and skills to help them understand and change their problem with alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs, such as marijuana, cocaine, pills, or heroin. It is designed to be used in therapy or counseling and will help clients focus on specific issues involved in stopping substance use and in changing behavior or aspects of their lifestyle that keep their substance abuse problem active. The information presented in this workbook is derived from research studies of substance abuse treatment and the authors' many years of experience working with clients who have alcohol, tobacco, and other drug problems.
The book discusses the most effective and helpful recovery issues and change strategies form studies of cognitive-behavioral treatment, coping skills training, and relapse prevention. These studies focus on the importance of changing beliefs, thinking, and behaviors.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 212 x 276 x 10mm | 399.17g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Workbook
  • 0195183746
  • 9780195183740

Table of contents

SECTION 1: OVERVIEW OF SUBSTANCE USE PROBLEMS AND SELF-ASSESSMENT; 1. Introduction and Plan for Workbook; 2. Recognizing Your Substance Use Problem; 3. Recognizing Consequences of Your Substance Use; SECTION 2: CHANGE ISSUES AND STRATEGIES; 4. Treatment Settings for Substance Use Problems; 5. Stages of Change; 6. How to Use Therapy or Counseling; 7. Overview of Goal Planning; 8. Managing Cravings and Urges to Use Substances; 9. Managing Thoughts of Using Substances; 10. Dealing with Upsetting Emotions; 11. Refusing Offers to Use Substances; 12. Dealing With Family and Interpersonal Problems; 13. Building a Recovery Support System; 14. Self-Help Programs and Recovery Clubs; 15. Medications for Substance Use Problems; SECTION 3: RELAPSE PREVENTION AND PROGRESS MEASUREMENT; 16. Relapse Prevention: Reducing the Risk of Relapse; 17. Relapse Management: What to Do if You Lapse or Relapse; 18. Strategies for Balanced Living; 19. Measuring Your Progress; Appendix: Self-Help Organizations and Publishers
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