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Coping with cravings worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page we will provide you with Coping with a craving worksheet. It will help you deal with craving you may experience during the recovery process.

What is a Coping with cravings worksheet? 

Cravings are the urges, the thoughts that provoke you to use the substance which is mostly harmful for you or you have been abstained to use .Everyone who’s engaged  in addictive behavior will experience uncomfortable cravings or urges e.g I want it , or I have to do it. Cravings are a normal part of the recovery process,  they are strong at the start of recovery but fade up with the passage of time. This worksheet will help you know different simple techniques to deal with your cravings effectively. 

How will the Coping with cravings worksheet help?

If cravings are left untreated, they will enhance the chances of relapse. A person might get indulged in the past habits. This worksheet is designed to help you in dealing with craving. It will manage the craving and reduce the chances of relapse.

Instructions on how to use a Coping with cravings worksheet 

It is normal to have urges. Don't panic or demotivate yourself . Follow the do’s and don'ts mentioned in the worksheet whenever you experience any kind of cravings.

You can download this worksheet here.

Other  worksheets you may be interested in

Below are links to a few more worksheets which are closely related to the worksheet above.

Coping with Cravings and Urges Worksheet

Cravings Diary Worksheet

Combat Cravings Action Plan Worksheet


On this page we will provide you with Coping with a craving worksheet. It will help you deal with craving you may experience during the recovery process.

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.

Mental help Resources

The worksheets on this site should not be used in place of professional advice from a mental health professional. 

You should always seek help from a mental health professional or medical professional. We are not providing any advice or recommendations here.

There are various resources where you can seek help.

You could use Online-Therapy if you feel you need counselling.

If you live in the UK then this list of resources from the NHS may help you find help.

If you live in the USA then you could contact Mental Health America who may be able to assist you further.

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Amanda Knowles

Amanda Knowled is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.