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Summary of the Best Ways You've Found to Cope

DATE: ____________________

 

Approaches that best counteract your own excuses to yourself to drink or overdrink:

 

 

 

 

Approaches that best help you to resist social pressures:

 

 

 

 

Useful tricks for avoiding inappropriate drinking:

(e.g., having a full glass In your hand all the time to avoid invitations from friends; having a variety of non-alcoholic beverages available; drinking non-alcoholic beer)

 

 

 

 

Activities that have been useful for avoiding inappropriate drinking:

(e.g., going to shows. visiting friends, exercising)