Self talk can be a helpful recovery tool. Changing the negative self talk into positive self talk is one of the important challenges of addiction recovery. Listen in to this opiate support group discuss the things they tell themselves to avoid relapse.
What 5 things would you tell yourself to avoid a relapse?
What are your errors of thinking that could lead to relapse?
Can you think of a helpful mantra that you can recite when in a vulnerable situation?
Beth Leipholtz, 5 Things To Tell Yourself When You Want to Drink, http://www.thefix.com/5-things-tell-yourself-when-you-want-drink