Your guide for running an effective session with the Discovery Cards — for practitioners and educators at every level of knowledge, skill, and experience
Evidence-Based Model: Uses the Gorski Relapse Model of Addiction Recovery – People, Places, Things, Situations, and Emotions
TOPIC: Relapse Triggers — What do I need to look out for?
Relapse is common in recovery but can be avoided by being proactive. Knowing the people, places, things, situations, and emotions that could trigger you toward relapse is critical for success. This card deck (and companion Facilitator Guide) will help you identify triggers that may reignite your using behavior. Knowing what to look out for can help you manage triggers and allow you to build new coping strategies. Sharing your triggers with family and friends can help you build broader support for your recovery.
Facilitator Guide — An essential companion to the Discovery Cards, the Facilitator Guide provides group leaders with everything needed to run structured, action-oriented sessions, including activity worksheets, and coaching tips. Discovery Cards are simple, practical, impactful, and increase engagement. Using behavior-based and color-categorized cards, group members will discover what people, places, things, situations or emotions trigger them toward substance use and relapse. Discovery Cards increase engagement, participation, self-discovery, and spark great discussions in recovery group settings. For the best experience, buy a Group Kit, which includes everything you need to run an effective session.