Changing the Way You Think (COD Lesson)
Negative thoughts including inaccurate exaggerations, irrelevant thoughts, misperceptions, doubts, deceptions, and lies you tell yourself influence your feelings and actions and can drive your addiction. With substance use these thoughts, feelings, and beliefs often become confused and distorted, leading to problematic actions. In this lesson you will identify how negative thoughts influence your feelings and actions. As you begin to recognize automatic negative thoughts, you will be able to develop positive thought challenges.