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Plan to Stop Using Alcohol

Topic Overview

My plan to stop drinking alcohol

I will stop drinking any alcohol on (date): _______________.

I have written down my reasons for not drinking and placed the list:

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I have discussed my plan with my family and asked for their support. They will support me by:

_______________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________.

When offered a drink, I will say:

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When I am tempted to drink alcohol, I will:

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_______________________________________________________.

I will write in my diary (specify how often): ________________________________________.

Other things that I plan to do to prevent myself from drinking (such as attending a support group) include:

_______________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________.

I will evaluate my progress on (date): ___________________.

I will reward my accomplishments by:

_______________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________.

Credits

Current as of: August 21, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Peter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction
Christine R. Maldonado, PhD - Behavioral Health