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Substance Use Triggers Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with a Substance Use Triggers Worksheet. It will help you identify the underlying triggers that lead to substance abuse.

What is a  Substance Use Triggers Worksheet?

Triggers are internal and external (personal and social cues)factors that make you react emotionally or lose control of yourself. Triggers usually remind you of your past eventually leading to substance use that can cause a relapse. These cues build up the suppressed urges and trip the individual to start leading that past path again. Long-term usage of drugs can  affect mental as well as physical health.  To get a better hold of treatment it is necessary to identify triggers so that they can be minimized.

How will the Substance Use Triggers worksheet help?

The worksheet will help you identify the underlying causes that trigger your substance abuse. The worksheet will help you analyze and know the situations, events, and people that trigger your habit of substance abuse. 

Instructions on how to use Substance Use Triggers worksheet

If you are suffering from substance abuse but confused about the triggers that cause you to indulge in substances then this worksheet is for you. Have a detailed read at the below-mentioned points and analyze the situation carefully that causes you to trigger substance abuse.

You can download this worksheet here.

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On this page, we provided you with a Substance Use Triggers Worksheet which hopefully helped you identify the underlying triggers that lead to substance abuse.

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

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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.