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Structure in Recovery:

     Filling out these forms is one of the important small steps in your recovery plan. It is important to make commitments like this and stick to them.

     A major problem that many Vets have in recovering from PTSD & Substance Abuse is their lack of a plan and not being organized.

     The importantnce of making commitments to use tools like these forms and finding weekly recovery meetings  is that they give your life structure and a feeling that you are taking control of your future. The importance of this can not be stressed too strongly!!!

Action Plan

 When Cravings To Drink or Use Strike

Five people I can call the minute I get a craving or urge to drink:

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Five things I can do to get my mind off of using or drinking.

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Action Plan if I Relapse

These are some warning signs and relapse factors to watch out for.

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If I should relapse I need to tell these people:

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I need to do these things to make sure it doesn't happen again.

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If My Psychiatric Symptoms Return or Worsen

These are some warning signs that may precede a flare-up of symptoms.

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If I should experience a flare-up I need to tell these people.

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I need to do these things to cope in a positive way:

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If I have a psychiatric emergency:

I would like to see Doctor _____________________________________________________


I authorize _____________________________________________________ to take care of

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