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A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach: Treating Cocaine Addiction



Exhibit 7: Cocaine Refusal Skills

spacer Tips for responding to offers of cocaine:
  • Say no first.
  • Make direct eye contact.
  • Ask the person to stop offering cocaine.
  • Don't be afraid to set limits.
  • Don't leave the door open to future offers (e.g., not today).
  • Remember the difference between assertive, passive, and aggressive responses

People who might offer me cocaine What I'll say to them
A friend I used to use with:  
A coworker:  
At a party:  
   
   
   
   
   

Adapted from Monti et al. 1989.

 

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