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Table 1 Content for relapse prevention session of e-SMARPP

From: Web-based cognitive behavioral relapse prevention program with tailored feedback for people with methamphetamine and other drug use problems: protocol for a multicenter randomized controlled trial in Japan

1. What is drug dependence?
Video ➢ Mental and physical consequences caused by drug use (11′ 02″)
  ➢ Changes in the brain (11′ 39″)
  ➢ How to stop a drug craving (7′ 43″)
Exercise ■ Think about your pros and cons for drug use and quitting drugs.
  ■ Define your drug use situation: when, where, who, why, what and emotion.
2. Triggers of drug use
Video ➢ Process of craving and drug use (5′ 27″)
  ➢ Various internal and external triggers of drug craving (11′ 00″)
  ➢ Anchors keeping you from drug use (5′ 01″)
Exercise ■ Define your internal and external triggers.
  ■ Who and what are your anchors?
3. Recovery process; “Just for today”
Video ➢ Process and stage of recovery (12′ 38″)
  ➢ Safe lifestyle and signs of relapse (10′ 19″)
  ➢ How to plan a safe daily life (9′ 27″)
Exercise ■ Think of your signs of relapse and barriers to recovery.
  ■ Plan a safe daily life schedule without drugs.
4. Features of dependence symptoms
Video ➢ Typical features of dependence (9′ 05″)
  ➢ Typical thoughts and behaviors when people fall for drugs (12′ 32″)
  ➢ Justification for relapse (9′ 21″)
Exercise ■ Think of your patterns of thinking and behavior during drug use
  ■ Think of your possible justification for relapse
5. Supporters for recovery
Video ➢ Typical internal triggers: “HALT” (hungry, angry, lonely and tired) (10′ 05″)
  ➢ To trust and be honest to yourself and others (5′ 41″)
  ➢ Support from peers and professionals (13′ 39″)
Exercise ■ Think of ways to handle internal triggers.
  ■ Think of your supporters. Who? How to find?
6. No need to be strong, be smart and practiced
Video ➢ Tips for recovery (6′ 04″)
  ➢ Review of skills to handle triggers and relapse (12′ 21″)
  ➢ To accept the way you are, messages from peers (4′ 32″)
Exercise ■ Think of crisis plans when you relapse into drug use.
  ■ Think of your future when you recover from drug addiction.
  1. Each session also includes a weekly diary activity
  2. Parentheses indicate minutes and seconds of each video