Progression of Dependency

Progression of Dependency - UNCOMFORTABLE DRINKING TO CALM...

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PA Child Welfare Competency-Based Training Progra 309 An Introduction to Substance Abuse for Child Welfare Pr m. ofessionals.) Handout 17, Page 1 of 1 Progression of Alcohol/Drug Dependency UNCOMFORTABLE SITUATION WHERE THERE IS NO ALCOHOL/ DRUGS DRIVING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE SECRET IRRITATION WITH YOUR DRINKING/USING I DISCUSSED LYING ABOUT DRINKING INCREASING FREQUENCY OF RELIEF DRINKING/USING S DESIRE TO CONTINUE DRINKING/USING WHEN OTHERS STOP RELIEF DRINKING COMMENCES OCCASIONAL MEMORY LAPSES AFTER HEAVY DRINKING/USING PREOCCUPATION WITH ALCOHOL/DRUGS (THINKING ABOUT NEXT DRINK/DRUG) LOSS OF CONTROL PHASE – RATIONALIZATION BEGINS HIDING LIQUOR/DRUGS; SNEAKING DRINKS/DRUGS BELIEF THAT A NEW LIFE IS POSSIBLE MEETS RECOVERING ALCOHOLICS/ADDICTS, A RAY OF HOPE CALLS FOR HELP INSTITUTIONALIZATION OR DEATH STARTS TO REACT TO HELP FROM OTHER ALCOHOLICS/ADDICTS EXPRESSES DESIRE FOR HELP LEARNS ALCOHOLISM/ADDICTION IS A DISEASE MEALS MISSED DUE TO DRINKING/ USING PREOCCUPATION WITH DRINKING/
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