H.A.L.T., S.A.F.E., F.I.N.E. and M.S.G.-B.
The emotions of addiction are danger signs or triggers to relapse or addictive behaviour.
Enhance your recovery by keeping one or more of these acronyms in mind.
It is a danger sign when we are feeling
It is also dangerous when we are
Secretive, involved in anything
Abusive (to ourselves or others), out of touch with our
Feelings, or feeling
It is dangerous when we are
Frustrated, or feeling
Insecure, or acting
Four simple emotions tell us we are in danger
Glad (over elated)
Bad (wanting to do something bad)
These signs warn us that we are heading for (or are already in) our addictive behavior.
One or all of these acronyms can be kept in mind to do spot inventories as the day progresses.