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Becoming Woefully Addicted & Dealing With Those Addicted - Roseanne Rook

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Let's explore the many aspects of being addicted, the process of becoming addicted and what relationships with someone addicted might traverse.   To help us understand many aspects of this complicated path, Roseann Rook joins Dr. Carol Francis.  

Roseann Rook, CADC, Clinical Addictions Specialist at Timberline Knolls will cover the definition addictions including how all addictions serve the same purpose. Roseann Rook discusses the following four key points: 1) Internal change: How it begins; natural relationships; addictive cycle; addictive personality; 2) Lifestyle change: rituals, conflicts, inner struggle, out of control; 3) Life breakdown: Acting out behavior, addictive logic , pushing away support systems, not caring any longer; 4) Roseann also will discuss the barriers  to recovery due to cross addictions and co-occurring disorders. Roseann Rook can be reached at www.timberlineknolls.com.