What is relapse prevention?
Relapse prevention is a self-control programme designed to educate individuals who are trying to change their behaviour how to anticipate and cope with the problem of relapse.
Lapse = a temporary slip up
Relapse = a return to pre-change levels of drug use
High-risk situation = a situation in which it is difficult to resist temptation
Self-efficacy = the optimistic view that I am capable of changing or maintaining change.
3 most common causes of relapse:
Relapse clues, or warning signs, may relate to changes in behaviour, attitudes, feelings, thoughts or a combination of these.
How does a relapse happen?
What are your triggers that may cause you to lapse?
What has triggered you in the past to lapse or use?
What are some things you may be thinking that may cause you to lapse?
What may occur to put you into a negative headspace?
Activities that can achieve a constructive ‘high’ experience:
Do relapses happen to people or do people make relapses happen?
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