Type
Crossword
Description

This is the number one reason for addiction relapse. Stress
When trying to stay abstinent associating with ____ (2 words) is unwise and dangerous. old friends
When certain _____ are triggered it can cause an urge to return to substance use as a way to cope. emotions
Sight, sound, smell, taste, and tactile experiences are what kind of reminders of addictive behavior? Sensual
Being _______ can lead to you letting down your guard and thinking you are not at risk for relapse. Overconfident
Sometimes relapse is caused by people trying to return to their old concept of a _____ life. Normal
_____ events can lead to making poor decisions due to overconfidence. Special
"If I can keep them sober, I can keep myself sober." Is the example of what in the text? Over-extending
A trigger can be caused by not paying attention and being mindless. Such as when you watch TV. This is a ______. Distraction
As your life changes and evolves your recovery plan may not be as ______. effective
Researchers found that sleep ______ could be 5 times higher for those in early recovery than the average adult. distrubances

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

Alcohol and Tobacco Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

heavy drinking can take a toll on your _____. liver
Driking a lot over a long time can cause__________ Cardiomyopathy
smoking can be the cause of _______ cancer
Driking is bad for your _____. body
when you smock your____ don't work the same anymore. lungs
Tobacco can give you ______. cancer
Alcohol make you_____. blackout
Alcohol causes the pancreas to produce toxic substances that can eventually lead to ___________ pancreatitis
smoking can cause lung disease by damaging your airways and ________found in your lungs alveoli
excessive drinking can cause liver to become inflamed causing alcoholic______ hepatitis.
Drinking above recommended limits can lead to stomach__________ ulcers
The tobacco product that has more nicotine per dose and stays in the bloodstream longer than cigarettes chewing tobacco
Poison that is the psychoactive ingredient in cigarettes nicotine
One of the 4,000 known chemicals in cigarettes often used as a preservative of dead animals formaldehyde
Nicotine __________ your heart rate and blood pressure increases
The poison in tobacco that causes shortness of breath carbon monoxide
A period of time while a person is drunk during which he or she does and says things he or she cannot remember after becoming sober blackout
When a person is not impaired by alcohol sober
when a person cannot stop himself or herself from doing something such as drinking addiction
The physical, emotional, and mental changes caused by drinking alcohol intoxication

Smoking Cessation Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Why do most people smoke cigarettes? Stress
It is hard to quit smoking because the nicotine found in cigarettes is a very ____ drug. Addicitve
About half of all Americans who continue to _____ will die because of the habit. Die
the fact or process of ending or being brought to an end: Cessation
Smoking is the leading preventable cause of ______. Cancer
Most relapses occur within the first ____ months after quitting. Three
Quitting smoking will improve your chances of having a healthy baby if you are ____. Pregnant
One benefit of not smoking is having extra _____ to spend on other things. Time
The most important factor when trying to quit smoking will be your own ______. Desire
One step you can take to help you quit smoking is to ____ new skills and behaviors. Develop
Parents who quit smoking protect their children from illnesses caused by _____ smoke. Cigarette
What could cause lung cancer? Smoking
One _____ contains as much tobacco as an entire pack of cigarettes. Cigarette
Some smokers suffer negative personal appearance side effects such as stained teeth and _____ bad breath. Extreme
______ is found in substantial amounts in all forms of tobacco. Nicotine

Relapse Prevention Worksheet

Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

What is the most important thing I can do to help prevent relapse? Medication
Something that I can do quietly that can help to relieve stress. Meditation
The person who can prescribe my psych medication. Psychiatrist
Illegal drugs not prescribed by my psychiatrist. Narcotics
Vomiting, nausea, and stomach cramps caused by not having a certain drug or chemical. Withdrawal
A person or group of persons who can help you in your time of need. Support
Anything that brings back thoughts, feelings, or memories about drugs, addiction, or other negative behaviors Triggers
The action of stopping something before it happens. Prevention.
Anything that surrounds you-can be positive or negative. Environment
Thinking or feeling that you don't need help from anyone. Overconfident
Letting your guard down, or thinking that "everyting is okay" Complacency

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 Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

na
aa
sponsee
clean time
network
faith
higher power
serenity
intervention
treatment
rehabilitation
meetings
sober
addiction
sponsor
recovery

Tobacco Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An addictive drug found in tobacco leaves and in all tobacco products. Nicotine
Capable of causing a user to develop intense cravings. Addictive
A thick, oily, dark liquid that forms when tobacco burns. Tar
passages through which air enters and spreads through the lungs. Bronchi
a poisonous, colorless, odorless gas. carbon Minoxide
ground tobacco that is chewed or inhaled through the nose. Smokeless Tobacco
a condition in which passages in the lungs become swollen and irritated eventually losing their elasticity. COPD
a process in which the body needs more and more of a drug to get the same effect. Tolerance
a type of addiction in which the body itself feels a direct need for a drug. Physical Dependence
Physical and psychological reactions that occur when someone stops using an addictive substance Withdrawal
Products that assist a person in breaking a tobacco habit. NRT
a return to the use of a drug after attempting to stop. Relapse
Environmental tobacco smoke Secondhand Smoke
smoke that comes directly from a burning cigarette, pipe, or cigar. Sidestream Smoke
smoke that is exhaled by a smoker. Mainstream Smoke
A nonsmoker who breathes in secondhand smoke Passive Smoker
pressure you feel to go along with harmful behaviors or beliefs of others your age. Negative Peer Pressure

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

Road Safety Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

You apply this to stop your vehicle Brake
A pace by which you must abide by Speed Limit
To not be intoxicated Sober
A lifesaving restraint Seatbelt
Something you should avoid while driving Distractions
An area where traffic fines double Work Zone
This is required by law to drive License
People the driver is responsible for Passengers
An area where you should look and listen before crossing Railroad Crossing
You should turn these on for safety Lights
Slippery roadways that may not appear as so Black Ice
How the driver indicates which way they are turning Blinker
The indicator of how quickly you are traveling Speedometer
Watch for these to cross the road Pedestrian
They are here to keep us safe! Police
Perform this action safely by looking and using a signal Merge
A digital aid in navigating gps
Emotions to keep under control while driving Road Rage
A large vehicle to take precaution around Wide load
The part of your vehicle that meets the road Tire