Evidenced-Based Model: Uses the Gorski Relapse Model of Addiction Recovery – People, Places, Things, Situations, and Emotions
TOPIC: Relapse Triggers — What do I need to look out for?
Relapse is common in recovery but can be avoided with proactive action. Knowing the people, places, things, situations, and emotions that trigger you toward relapse is critical for success. This card deck (and companion Facilitator Guide) will help you identify triggers that may reignite your using behavior. Knowing what to look out for can help you manage triggers and allow you to build new coping strategies. Sharing your triggers with family and friends can help you build broader support for your recovery.
Discovery Cards are simple, practical, and impactful and increase engagement. Using behavior-based color-coded categorized cards, individuals will self-discover what people, places, things, situations or emotions trigger them toward substance use and relapse. The Facilitator Guide provides group leaders with everything needed to run structured, action-oriented sessions, including activity worksheets, and coaching tips. Discovery Cards increase engagement, participation, and self-discovery and spark great discussions in recovery group settings. For the best experience, buy a Group Starter Kit, which includes everything you need to run an effective session.
Six Discovery Card Decks (one for each group member; buy additional decks to match your typical group size). Card decks include:
Category model definition cards
Activity cards with questions to explore
Sixty (60) playing cards
Width: 2.375 x Height: 3.625 inches x Depth: .75 inches