stimulants

by Dena1998
Last updated 6 years ago

Discipline:
Health & Fitness
Subject:
Safety
Grade:
10

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stimulants

Steps to Refusing Stimulants

Stimulants- a substance that raises levels of physiological or nervous activity in the body.

Step1

Withdrawal Stage

Step2

Step3

The Wall Stage

Honeymoon Stage

Step5

Adjustment Stage

Resolution Stage

Step4

What do stimulants look like?"Stimulants come in the form of pills, powder, rocks, and injectable liquids."

Depression

STOP

16-45 Days "To much/too little activity- Schedule your timeOverconfidence- Educate yourself about addictionOccasional craving- Thought-stopping, eliminate triggersInsomnia/strange sleep patterns- Maintain as regular a cycle as possibleLoneliness, boredom- Support groups, friendsIncrease in other drug use- CounselingCompulsive sexual behavior- Identify risks and limit exposure to triggers"

4-6 Months "Relationship problems- CounselingOverconfidence- Educate yourself about addictionLack of goals- Redefine personal wants and needsJob/ Career dissatisfaction- Vocational counseling, new job or schoolBoredom with recovery- Change recovery routine or activitiesBoredom with sex life- Redefine meaning of sex and sexualityDiscomfort with emotions- Counseling, groups"

6 Weeks "Sluggish- Keep to a schedule, exercise BOREDOM!! Support groups- friends, hobbies, anything. Unfocused activity- Schedule your timeRelationship problems- Counseling Depression- Counseling, perhaps medication Thinking about/justifying drug use- Identify and process with support. Hanging out with the old crowd- Substitute with new friends and activities"

0-15 Days "Exhaustion, constantly tired- Allow time for sleep, take napsDepression- Exercise, activity, patience it will improveSevere cravings- Identify and avoid triggersFeeling crazy or out of control- Talk with counselor/friend, .Lack of sex drive- Let time pass, talk with partnerAgitation/irritability- Reduce stress, warn everyone you will be less than charming for awhile."

6-12 Months "Depression, anger, guilt- Counseling, groupsBoredom- Vary your activitiesRelationship problems- Couples or family counselingUncertain self-concept- Who do I want to be and how can I become that?"

Cost: minimum of $15,000 for 30 days


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