Slide 1

  • Finding a new reference

  • Finding (or rediscovering) a new purpose in life

  • Dramatic and humiliating events associated with their drug use

  • 'Maturing out' from heavy use

  • Pregnancy

Slide 2

  • Developing new personal relationships that are not compatible with heavy AOD use

  • Financial and/or legal problems

  • Health concerns

  • Work problems

  • Advice from friends and family