Type
Crossword
Description

Something found in recovery Hope
A stigmatizing slang term for an individual with an addictive disorder Addict
Helping an addicted person do things they can or should be doing for themselves; causes disease progression Enabling
One’s failure to either admit or realize his or her addiction or to recognize and accept the harm it can cause Denial
the action of restoring someone to health or normal life through training and therapy after imprisonment, addiction, or illness Rehabilitation
treatment intended to relieve or heal a disorder Therapy
the state of being sober. Sobriety
an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one's actions Accountability
any characteristic or behavioral pattern that enhances a person's adaptation Copingskill
return to a less active or a worse state Relapse
Physical effects when your body does not have the drug. Withdrawal
BEING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS OR ALCOHOL Intoxication
THE ABILITY TO BE THANKFUL FOR THE GIFTS ONE HAS IN THEIR LIFE Gratitude
TO REFRAIN FROM THE USE OF DRUGS AND ALCOHOL Abstinence
THE STATE OR QUALITY OF BEING DEDICATED TO A CAUSE OR ACTIVITY Commitment

ADDICTION & RECOVERY Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

TO REFRAIN FROM THE USE OF DRUGS AND ALCOHOL ABSTINENCE
REPEATED BEHAVIOR THAT INTERFERES WITH NORMAL, HEALTHY LIFE ACTIVITIES ADDICTION
A DESIRE TO USE DRUGS OR ALCOHOL CRAVING
BEING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INTOXICATION
HEALING THE MIND, BODY, AND THE SPIRIT AFTER ADDICTION RECOVERY
THE ACT OF USING DRUGS OR ALCOHOL AFTER BEING CLEAN RELAPSE
WHEN A PERSON STOPS USING DRUGS OR ALCOHOL RAPIDLY AND SUFFERS A NEGATIVE PHYSICAL RESPONSE WITHDRAWAL
A PERSON WHO WHILE IN MEETINGS TALKS ABOUT PAST DRINKING IN A WAY THAT SEEMS TO GLORIFY IT DRUNKALOGUE
THE ABILITY TO BE THANKFUL FOR THE GIFTS ONE HAS IN THEIR LIFE GRATITUDE
ALLOWS ONE TO CHANGE, ADMIT TO WRONG DOING, TAKE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY, DEVELOP PRINCIPALS AND A STANDARD FOR LIVING A HEALTHY HONEST LIFESTYLE HUMILITY
CONFRONTATION DONE BY EITHER FELLOW ADDICTS, FAMILY, FRIENDS, OR PROFESSIONALS AIMED AT GETTING THE ADDICT TO ADMIT TO ADDICTION AND SEEK HELP INTERVENTION
TO ACKNOWLEDGE WITHOUT RESERVATION THAT ONE HAS AN ADDICTION AND NEEDS HELP SURRENDER
THE PRINCIPALS THAT GUIDE THE FUNCTIONING OF NA AND AA MEETINGS TRADITIONS
ISSUES, EMOTIONS, PLACES OR PEOPLE ASSOCIATED WITH DRUG USE AND DRINKING TRIGGERS
WHEN A PERSON CONTINUES TO USE DRUGS AND ALCOHOL TO THE POINT OF NEGATIVE CONSEQUENCES ABUSE
THE INABILITY TO RECOGNIZE THE PRESENCE OR SEVERITY OF AN ADDICTION OR BEHAVIOR DELUSION
REFUSING TO ADMIT TO ADDICTION OR REALIZE AND ACCEPT THE HARM CAUSED BY IT DENIAL
THE REMOVAL OF A TOXIC SUBSTANCE FROM THE BODY DETOX
THE EXPECTATION THAT THINGS IN THE FUTURE WILL BE BETTER HOPE
THE STATE OR QUALITY OF BEING DEDICATED TO A CAUSE OR ACTIVITY COMMITMENT
FREE OF DECEIT AND UNTRUTHFULNESS HONEST
A MODEST OR LOW VIEW OF ONES OWN IMPORTANCE; HUMBLENESS HUMILITY
THE QUALITY OR STATE OF BEING PREPARED TO DO SOMETHING WILLINGNESS
SERIOUS THOUGHT OR CONSIDERATION REFLECTION
CONTINUATION IN DOING SOMETHING DESPITE DIFFICULTY OR DELAY IN ACHIEVING SUCCESS PERSEVERANCE
HELPING AN ADDICTED PERSON TO DO THINGS THEY CAN OR SHOULD BE DOING FOR THEMSELVES ENABLING
AN ADDICTION BEHAVIOR'S TENDENCY TO SLOWLY BUT SURELY INCREASE IN FREQUENCY AND USE INFLATION
A SYMPTOM-FREE PERIOD REMISSION

Relapse Prevention Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the fact or condition of being dependent to a particular substance, thing, or activity addiction
a return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength recovery
the action of restoring someone to health or normal life through training and therapy after imprisonment, addiction, or illness rehabilitation
the action of stopping something from happening or arising prevention
a written or spoken discourse expressing considered thoughts on a subject meditation
a drug or other substance affecting mood or behavior and sold for nonmedical purposes, especially an illegal one narcotics
.a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals community
the group of family, friends, colleagues, or professionals available to help a person or organization when required support system
treatment intended to relieve or heal a disorder therapy
a powerful desire for something craving
anything that brings back thoughts, feelings, and memories that have to do with addiction trigger
one helps mentor someone with less experience, especially when that person is a newcomer. sponser
any characteristic or behavioral pattern that enhances a person's adaptation coping skill

Recovery Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

build (something) again after it has been damaged or destroyed Rebuilding
the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity Addiction
the release of an offender from detention, subject to a period of good behavior under supervision Probation
a deeply distressing or disturbing experience Trauma
something that is kept or meant to be kept unknown or unseen by others Secrets
the act or manner or an instance of treating someone or something Treatment
a species of matter of definite chemical composition Substance
the action of stopping something from happening or arising Prevention
obtain possession or use of (something) again after losing it Regaining
the action of restoring someone to health or normal life through training and therapy after imprisonment, addiction, or illness Rehabilitation
treatment intended to relieve or heal a disorder Therapy
to fall or slip back into a former state, practice, etc Relapse
a time of intense difficulty, trouble, or danger Crisis
a substance used for medical treatment Medication
the object of a person's ambition or effort; an aim or desired result Goals
chemical analysis of urine Urinalysis
an assertion that something said, believed, alleged, etc., is false Denial
the fact or condition of being accountable; responsibility Accountability
manner of behaving or conducting oneself Behavior
the way in which two or more concepts, objects, or people are connected, or the state of being connected Relationships
the act or instance of making or becoming different Change
the process of taking care of children until they are old enough to take care of themselves : the things that parents do to raise a child Parenting
something that causes something else to happen Trigger
to face and deal with responsibilities, problems, or difficulties, especially successfully or in a calm or adequate manner Coping
something that indicates bounds or limits; a limiting or bounding line Boundaries

Relapse Prevention Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the action of stopping something from happening or arising Prevention
the action of restoring someone to health or normal life through training and therapy Rehabilitation
one helps mentor someone with less experience, especially when that person is a new comer Sponser
treatment intended to relieve or heal a disorder Therapy
a group of family, friends, colleagues, or professionals available to help a person or organization when required Support System
a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals Community
anything that brings back thoughts, feelings, and memories that have to do with addiction Trigger
any characteristic or behavioral pattern that enhances a person's adaptation Coping Skill
a powerful desire for something craving
a return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength Recovery
a drug or other substance affecting mood or behavior and sold for nonmedical purposes, especially an illegal one narcotics
the fact or condition of being dependent to a particular substance, thing, or activity Addiction
the direct influence on people by peers, or the effect on an individual who gets encouraged to follow their peers by changing their attitudes, values or behaviors to conform to those of the influencing group or individual. SocialPressure
an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one's actions accountability
accept (something) as true; feel sure of the truth of believe
the fact or practice of restraining oneself from indulging in something Abstinence
return to a less active or a worse state Relapse
the state of being sober. Sobriety
an event that delays your progress or reverses some of the progress that you have made Set Back

Recovery Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Someone who guides you through the 12-steps Sponsor
How many steps are there in the AA/NA programs? Twelve
One of the founders of AA Bill Wilson
Co-founder of AA and a doctor Bob Smith
Where (state) did AA originate? Akron
Who is the founder of NA JimmyKinnon
One of the mottos of AA JustForToday
A daily medication used for MAT in recovery Suboxone
An injected medication used for MAT in recovery Vivitrol
Something found in recovery Hope
A power greater than yourself Higher Power
Not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less Humility
It does not make things easy, but it does make them possible Faith
A support group for adult children of alcoholics ACOA
A stigmatizing slang term for an individual with an addictive disorder Addict
Refraining from further drug use Abstinence
Stands for (Alcohol and Other Drugs) AoD
A powerful and strong desire/urge for a substance; a symptom of the abnormal brain adaptions that result from addiction Craving
One’s failure to either admit or realize his or her addiction or to recognize and accept the harm it can cause Denial
Helping an addicted person do things they can or should be doing for themselves; causes disease progression Enabling
A state of being drugged or poisoned; results from abuse of alcohol, barbiturates, toxic drugs, etc. Intoxicated
Tobacco’s extremely toxic main active ingredient Nicotine
A mental behavior one repeats involuntarily that can be harmful Obsession

Relapse Prevention Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

denial
expectations
accountablity
identify
problem solving
setbacks
structure
treatment
help
sobriety
cravings
coping skills
relapse
addiction
mood change
thoughts
warning signs
social pressure
stop
attitude
changes
believe
clean sober
behaviors
recovery
love
hope
meetings
alcohol
support
drugs
Relapse Prevention

Alcohol Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the type of alcohol in alcoholic beverages ethanol
a drug that slows the central nervous system depressant
the state in which the body is poisoned by alcohol or another substance intoxication
drinking five or more alcoholic beverages at one sitting bingedrinking
the excessive use of alcohol alcoholabuse
a disease in which a person has a physical or psychological dependence on drinks that contain alcohol alcoholism
the amount of alcohol in a person's blood which is expressed as a percent BAC
an addict who is dependent on alcohol alcoholic
the process of learning to live an alcohol-free life recovery
living without alcohol sobriety
a group of alcohol-related birth defects that include physical and mental problems FAS
the chemical action of yeast on sugars fermentation
when alcohol is mixed wtih _______ it can heighten the effects. medicine
adult drivers with a BAC of 0.08 or higher can be charged with _______ _________ drunkdriving
feeling a strong need for alcohol to manage tension or stress craving
pressure to conform to what others are doing peerpressure
an organization for families and friends of alcoholics Al-Anon
the crime of driving after you have drunk too much alcohol DWI
the feeling of being tired and sick because you have drunk too much alcohol hangover
someone at a social event who agrees not to drink and drive their friends home designateddriver

Addiction Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

refraining from further drug use Abstinence
the natural chemical a neuron releases to communicate with or influence another Neurotransmitter
a substance with no pharmocaological elements that may elicit a reaction because of a patient's mindset placebo
reducing or ceasing substance abuse Recovery
Less powerful desires than cravings; can be suppressed by willpower urges
the abrupt decrease in or removal of ones regular dosage of a psychoactive substance withdrawal
anything that results in psychological and then physical relapse trigger
one who misuses alcohol or drugs user
poppy's natural ingredients and their derivatives opiate
stigmatizing slang term for an individual with an individual with an addictive disorder addict
powerful and strong desire/ urge for substance craving
chronic liver disease cirrhosis
semi-synthetic partial agonist opioid derived from the baine; use for pain relief buprenorphine
group of depressants used to sleep, prevent seizures, produce sedation, relieve anxiety and muscle spasms benzodiazepine
a repeated activity that continuously causes harm to oneself or others addiction
a full opioid agonist heroin
helping an addict enabling
physical dependence habit
behavioral stimulant / pep pills amphetamine
condition requiring medically significant symptoms that ofter have a known cause disease

Mental Health, Conflict Resolution & Safety Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

______ ______ includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Mental Health
It's important to maintain good ________ ______ in order to encourage the healing of our mental health. Physical Health
A conflict inside oneself often referred to as an ________ ________. Internal Conflict
________ ________ is conflict that occurs outside of the person. External Conflict
the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells. Skin Cancer
overindulgence in or dependence on an addictive substance, especially alcohol or drugs. Substance Abuse
__________ _______ can be anything from on yourself to talking to a friend. Distracted Driving
include your air quality, water source, food source and quality, electromagnetic fields and sounds/visual pollution. Environmental Factors
___ _______ can negatively impact your personal environmental health. Air Quality
an acronym for Electromagnetic Field Exposure. EMF
Visual "_____" increases stress. A cluttered, dirty, or confusing environment can cause us to feel worried, sad, or helpless. Noise
refers to the freedom from physical harm and threat of physical harm, and freedom from hostility, aggression, harassment, and devaluation by others. Personal Safety
includes the right to worry about being victimized as well as actual incidents. Safety
social pressure by members of one's peer group to take certain action, adopt certain values, or otherwise conform in order to be accepted. Peer Pressure
are the rules that govern which actions are right and which are wrong. Morals
In some situations, just ______ __ without a lot of arguing and explaining is the best response. Saying NO
_______ use remains the single largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. Tobacco
_______ is one of the most addictive drugs there is. Alcohol
One of the most important things to remember when talking about mental health is that ________ is possible. Recovery
__________ factors, such as genes or brain chemistry can contribute to mental health. Biological
Peoples actions such as _______ ______ and getting enough sleep has been proven to help enhance and improve our mental wellbeing. Healthy Eating
Wearing _________, not only prevents you from getting sunburns, but also protects from the damage to your skin the sun can cause. Sunscreen
____-____ use of high levels of pesticides can cause birth defects, nerve damage, and cancer. Long-term
Poor air quality can lead to the development of chronic conditions like ______ and allergies. Asthma
Our environment affects our _________ as well as our physical health. Emotional
the importance, worth, or usefulness of something. Values
______ ________ can often be an action of peer pressure. Sexual Activity
(BPA) a chemical often used in plastic water bottles, appears to mimic the effects of estrogen and may interfere with hormone levels and increase human risk for reproductive disorders Bisphenol A
UVR causes __________. A cloudy area on or within the lens of the eye that reduces vision. Cataracts
Smoking, drinking, or using _____ more than usual are all signs to look for when dealing with mental health issues. Drugs

Drugs and Alcohol Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This is the first stage of addiction Experimentation
This type of drug can cause a person to see or hear things that are not real Hallucinogen
Marijuana causes damage to your short term ______ Memory
Every day 1,200 people die from diseases caused by this Smoking
All drugs cause damage to this organ Brain
These drugs should only be used with your doctor's consent Prescription
This is the addictive drug found in tobacco products Nicotine
Consuming alcohol to the point that a person passes out is called alcohol _______ Poisoning
This drug can be very damaging to the teeth Meth
This drug is a stimulant and comes in the form of a white powder Cocaine
There are ____ stages of addiction four
This is a slang word for marijuana Weed
This drug is considered an athletic performance enhancer Steroid
Chewing tobacco can cause this type of cancer Oral
Underage use of this drug leads to about 5,000 deaths in the United States each year Alcohol
This occurs when a person cannot stop using a substance addiction
This is the #1 reason why teens misuse drugs stress
This is a mild stimulant drug found in coffee Caffeine
One way to refuse to use drugs is to "Just say __" no