Education 12-Step Consequences Treatment Recovery Skills
What is Addiction
-Uncontrollable craving for the drug
-Loss of control
-Use despite negative consequences
-Chronic, biological brain disease
-Psychological and physical dependence
What are 12-step meetings
A group for men and women who have a desire to stop using drugs or alcohol. (Example: NA, AA)
Who are Those Affected By Substance Abuse
The user, family, children, coworkers/classmates, parents, siblings, friends, community
What are Treatment Options
-Behavioral Therapy
-Vocational Rehab
What are Triggers
1) People
2) Places
3) Things
What is a Relapse Prevention Plan
Information or an emergency kit to help an individual from using again. This kit could include 12-step information, important pone numbers, and healthy coping skills.
What is the Serenity Prayer
Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
What are the Consequences of Alcoholism
Lowered inhibitions, decreased control over motor skills, inability to concentrate and focus, addiction, heart attack or stroke, liver failure or cirrhosis, kidney disease, blackouts
What is a Treatment Team
Medical doctors, nurses, psychologists, educators, social workers, occupational therapists, recreational therapists, music therapists, clergy, YOU, counselors
What is a SMART Goal
A desire or dream that is Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-Bound, that you want to achieve
What is Nicotine
_______________ is the fastest acting drug.
What is Step 4
Which step asks you to make a searching and fearless moral inventory of your past?
What are the Effects of Painkillers/Opiates
Addiction, respiratory failure, vomiting, death, drowsiness, reduction of pain, diarrhea, very uncomfortable withdrawal
What is a Therapist/ Mental Health Counselor
This health professional helps you learn your triggers and healthy coping skills, as well as work with depression, anxiety, or other mental health diagnoses.
What is HALT
Some high-risk situations to avoid are to not let yourself get too hungry, angry, lonely, or tired. What can help you remember these?
What is Dopamine
______________ is the pleasure chemical in your brain that plays a major role in substance abuse and addiction.
What are 12-Step Slogans
"Live and let live"
"Keep it simple"
"One day at a time"
Are examples of what?
What are Consequences of Methamphetamine/Cocaine Addiction
The following problems occur because of what?
-Increase in violence/aggression
-Drug-induced psychosis
-Increase in respiratory problems
-Increase in cardiovascular problems
-Risk for HIV, Hep C, and TB
-Damage to physical appearance
What is Detoxification
The first stage of substance abuse treatment
What are Repetition and Reward
Our brains learn through ___________ and __________.
What is Marijuana
The most commonly abused drug across the nation.
What are Honesty, Open-Mindedness, and Willingness
Three important spiritual principles on the 12-Step fellowship are? (Hint- H.O.W.)
What are Inhalants
Bone marrow damage, liver and kidney damage, blackouts, limb spasms, hearing loss, and loss of brain cells are consequences of abusing what type of drug?
What is 90 Days
The minimum length of time someone should stay in treatment for the best chance of staying sober
What are sponsor/meetings, relapse prevention plan, calling a friend, family, hobbies (art, music, sports), service (doing something nice for others)
5 healthy coping skills you have learned in treatment to overcome cravings and triggers

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