Resources to help in supporting your recovery from drug or alcohol use, or someone close to you.
Our colleagues at ‘Getselfhelp’ have produced a very helpful resource based on a Cognitive Behavioural Approach to support you to make changes in your use of substances.
The Scottish Recovery Consortium has developed a self-help resource called the Scottish Recovery Workbook. It supports 12-step meetings, SMART recovery meetings, recovery communities and faith groups that contribute to recovery.
The main purpose of the detoxification process is to break physical dependency. To be fully effective and to break the behavioural and psychological aspects of a substance misuse problem, the person must also be offered psychological therapy that has proven evidence of helping.
An exercise in helping you find a balance in life and actively putting those positive activities back into your life.
We all have to cope and manage with change in our lives for lots of reasons. Here are some tips and thoughts on navigating through a period of change.
If you feel tense a lot of the time, you can try learning some relaxation skills, as these should be helpful.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a psychological therapy based on the relationships between what we think, what we do and how we feel. CBT teaches you how to recognise and tackle problems in the here and now, rather than in the past.