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Early warning signs of relapse worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with Early warning signs of the relapse worksheet. It will help you know the early warning signs of your relapse.

What are the early warning signs of the relapse worksheet?

Relapse prevention is a contingency plan that helps you in your recovery process and makes it easier. One of the most important steps in relapse prevention is to know your triggers and the signs, symptoms that your body shows right before giving. Early warning signs are all such symptoms we experience before losing control, you can call these warning signs the red flags that you experience mentally or physically right before you lose your control and tend to give in to your temptations. Relapse can be from any disorder, be it from substance abuse, drugs, alcohol, or any other mental disorder.

How will the Early warning signs of relapse worksheet help?

Fighting the relapse phase is difficult but not impossible, focus on one thing at a time.  The worksheet will help you to know how your body reacts before you give in to your temptations and feel like going back to your old ways.  There are some warning signs that your body gives right before you experience the burst of emotions, the worksheet will help you know all such signs ad symptoms.

Instructions on how to use the Early warning signs of relapse worksheet

You should know what triggers you to use the drug, what precautionary measures you are supposed to follow to avoid a relapse., therefore it is very important to know your early warning signs that you experience right before the relapse.

You can download this worksheet here.

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On this page, we provided you with Early warning signs of the relapse worksheet Hopefully, it helped you know the early warning signs of your relapse.

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.

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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.