Video Resources For Members

The Ria Program

Welcome to Ria Health and What to Expect

Welcome to Ria’s program! Here’s a little bit more about what to expect as a Ria Health member.

Working with Your Ria Coach

What’s it like working with your Ria Health coach? This video explains the process.

What to Expect with Medication Treatment

Learn more about medication for alcohol use disorder, and how it works.

What Does Progress Look Like in Ria’s Program?

Learn more about how we measure progress at Ria Health.

Understanding Your Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC)

Why does Ria measure BAC, and what can you learn from looking at the data?

Medications in Ria’s Program

Which medications are used in Ria’s program, and how can each of them help?

A Message for Friends and Family Members of People Enrolled in Ria Health

In this video, we’ll be talking with the friends and family members of those who join Ria Health’s program for alcohol use disorder (AUD).

Graduating the Ria Health Program

In this video, we’ll share some important information for graduating Ria Health’s program.

4 Reasons Why Members Choose the Ria Health Program

In this video, we’ll share 4 reasons why our members choose Ria Health for their journey in changing their relationship with alcohol.

Your Journey with Ria Health: Frequently Asked Member Questions

In this video, we will cover some of the frequently asked questions Ria Health members have about the program.

How to Talk with Your Family About Ria Health

In this video, we’ll share some tips for how you can talk with your family about being a member in Ria Health’s program.

Ria Health Groups

In this video, we’ll share a bit more information about the Ria Health groups that are available to Ria members.

Your Journey with Ria Health: Frequently Asked Member Questions

In this video, we will cover some of the frequently asked questions Ria Health members have about the program.

Behavior Changes

Understanding and Overcoming Triggers

Triggers are a common hurdle when changing your relationship with alcohol. We’ll discuss some of the best ways to overcome them.

What is Moderate, Heavy and Binge Drinking?

Learn more about the difference between these 3 drinking patterns, and how to recognize your own habits.

Craving vs Habitual Drinking

What is the difference between an alcohol craving and habitual drinking when you’re taking naltrexone following the Sinclair Method?

Understanding and Overcoming Habitual Drinking

In this video, we’ll explain how to identify habitual drinking, and how you can begin to replace that habit with healthier ones.

Creating New Habits

Creating new rituals and habits is an important part of changing your relationship with alcohol. Here are some tips for building new habits.

What is Your Motivation to Change?

We all need motivation to do anything! This video offers tips on clarifying what your motivations are, and finding strength in them.

Understanding Coping Mechanisms and Creating New Methods

Drinking is a coping mechanism for many people. Here are some tips for finding new ways to cope as youchange your relationship with alcohol.

Developing Mindfulness Skills Around Your Drinking

Mindfulness is a helpful skill when making any kind of change. Here are some ways to develop a stronger mindfulness practice around alcohol.

Understanding and Prioritizing Self Care

Developing healthy self care practices is a crucial part of long term recovery. In this video, we’ll discuss how to develop these skills and techniques.

What is Recovery Capital?

In this video, we’ll talk a bit more about what recovery capital is, and how you can apply this in your own journey of changing your relationship with alcohol.

Tips for Success

Recognize and Celebrate All of Your Successes!

Learn how to recognize and reward yourself for your success as you change your relationship with alcohol.

Move at Your Own Pace—You Don’t Have to Do it All at Once

A friendly reminder that everyone’s recovery is unique, and happens at different rates. No need to rush or compare yourself to others!

Finding Motivation to Stick With Treatment

Staying motivated toward any change is hard. Here, we’ll offer some tips on sticking with treatment long-term.

Why is Goal Setting Important?

In this video, we’ll discuss the importance of setting goals—both big and small—when changing your relationship with alcohol.

Normalizing Fears, Concerns, or Confusion Around Seeking Alcohol Treatment

In this video, we’ll discuss how you deal with any fears, concerns, or confusion around seeking alcohol treatment.

Trusting Yourself (and the Process)

In this video, we’ll talk to you about the importance of trust: in yourself and in the process of changing your relationship to alcohol.

Exercises

4X4X4 Breathing

Learn the 4x4x4 breathing exercise, also known as box breathing.

HALT-B Exercise

In this video, we’ll walk you through the trigger exercise HALT-B: Am I Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired, or Bored?

DEADS Exercise

DEADS stands for Delay, Escape, Accept, Distract, Substitute. Learn how to practice this exercise when dealing with cravings.

Sensory Skills Exercise

This sensory skills exercise is another useful way to manage strong drinking urges.

Distraction Techniques

Here, we’ll walk you through some additional (healthy) distraction techniques.

Hierarchy of Triggers

This exercise can help you to better identify drinking triggers.

Pros and Cons of Drinking

A useful exercise for weighing the pros and cons of drinking in any given situation.

Relationship to Alcohol—Now and in the Future

How to identify where you’re at in your relationship with alcohol, and where you want to go.

Your Future Self

This video walks you through an exercise to help you envision your future self.

A New Hour

If you’re drinking less, you may find yourself with “a new hour.” How do you want to spend it?

Hobbies and Activities For Happiness

An exercise to help you identify hobbies and activities you can add into daily life.

The Habit Loop

Learn how to identify habit loops, and establish meaningful change over time.

SMART Goals

This video will discuss setting goals that are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time Bound.