seem okay, even if the thoughts were brief and seemed minor. Have you noticed any of these thoughts recently?
Health Habits Stat
ents or a change in your routine of
normal eating, sleeping, exercise, or grooming behaviors. Illness or injuries are particularly pertinent, as is a change or worsening of an ongoing condition such as HIV, STI, hepatitis, depression, or
another serious medical condition.
It is unlikely that there will be significant events in every single category for a particular relapse. It is important to get a picture of overall vulnerability before the actual relapse occurred. Use the Relapse Analysis Chart on the following page to list things that were happening during the week before a relapse. If you have had a relapse since beginning this group, think about the most recent time you used. Look at the pattern of events and try to figure out which events led to using or highrisk sex. By analyzing the preuse events in this way, you can figure out what events are likely to lead to use or highrisk sex
and make decisions that will help you avoid relapse.
Session 18: Relapse Analysis