1. Identifying High Risk Factors
Identifying High Risk Factors, which includes patterns of thinking and behaving as well as social situations that can place you in danger of relapsing
2. Coping with Emotional and Physical High-Risk Factors
This includes negative feelings, cravings, physical discomfort, illness and information on how to create your coping plan. Relapse can also happen when you’re feeling good and want to feel even better, which is why relapse is common during holidays.
3. Coping with Personal and High-Risk Factors
This topic helps to find safe ways to have fun with other people, find confidence in your recovery, and learn how to handle conflicts without turning to your drug of choice.
4. Your Circle of Support
This information helps you to understand the importance of emotional and spiritual support, learn the positive qualities of sober, healthy friendships, and identify support resources.
5. Finding your Strengths
How to deal with self-criticism, develop new beliefs about yourself and others, and apply past relapse prevention successes to future high-risk situations. Most importantly, we learn greater awareness of our needs, how to meet our needs, and how to increase self-esteem and confidence.