As many as 70 percent of all chemically dependent people who attempt to stop drinking or using will experience relapse, and often more than once. I have had the honor of witnessing hundreds, if not thousands of men and women of every age recover from various addictions. Many are fortunate to be able to stay abstinent from their first day of recovery. Some people abstain several weeks to a few months then relapse. Others relapse after several years. Some people die in their relapse, others remain chronic relapsers. Yet even more will ultimately find continuous sobriety and a quality to that sobriety. The latter is my hope for each and every addict.
This workbook contains didactic information, reproducible handouts and the Letting Go Imageries audio CD. In many of the strategies sections, ideas and formats are presented for structured interventions. The use of handouts in the form of written exercises, checklists, sentence stems, structured dialogues and/or art activities is an integral part of this therapeutic technique.
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