Have you ever asked yourself the question, "Should I really have this drink?" or "Will it be okay if I only have one joint?" There is an old saying that if you have to ask questions such as these about your substance use, you probably shouldn't use the substance in question. These questions reflect your concern about the meaning and the consequences of doing the drug.
Each of you came here specifically for help with your crystal use. Many separate their recovery from crystal from their recovery from other drugs. As we have discussed before, people who give up all drugs and alcohol tend to have better success in staying away from crystal than people who continue to use other drugs recreationally. For this reason, this program promotes total drug abstinence, though total abstinence from drugs and alcohol is not required or necessary for participation in the program. Take a minute to think about the following questions.
How has your drug use changed since beginning this program?
Put an X in the box that corresponds to your level of use for each drug.
Crystal Beer Wine Liquor Pot Cocaine Crack Opiates Special K Ecstasy GHB Poppers Tobacco Valium/ Xanax Prescription Meds Viagra Other Other
Session 7: Other Drugs & Alcohol: Do They Count?