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  • 00:58

    Strengths Based Addiction Treatment

    in Self Help

    Our guest this evening is Katherine van Wormer, MSSW, Ph. D., professor of social work at the University of Northern Iowa and author of Addiction Treatment: A Strengths Perspective.

  • 00:48

    Addiction Treatment; an International Perspective

    in Self Help

    The U.S. has been a leader in medicine, the humane treatment of mental health and more recently addiction however we approach treatment from the perspective of our own particular needs.  Other countries approach their mental health and addiction issues with their own needs and cultural parameters.  Join us this week as we speak to Dr. Elizabeth Nyang  Ed.D LCPC about her practice here in the U.S. and her recent experiences with mental health and addiction treatment in India.

  • 02:00

    TREATMENT and RECOVERY: Conquering our Fears, Insecurities, and Inadequacies

    in Self Help

    Show Topic:  In the TC model, but not limited to this model, are five integrated core competencies that must be addressed while going through the treatment experience. Today we're going to to discuss three aspects within the Emotional / Psychological competency that must be identified, examined/validated, addressed, and resolved, PRIOR to leaving the treatment setting. We're talking about ones Fears, Insecurities, and Inadequacies. We'll disucss why this particular competency is integral to overall success in Recovery, and some tools for initiating the process.


    Show Segments:  Happy Recap, Show Topic, Recovery Support Time

  • 00:10

    TREATMENT and RECOVERY: The Great Sabotage

    in Self Help

    Show Topic:  You're progressing through treatment. You've turned the corner. You see the end of the treatment road on the horizon. The end of the safety of the cocoon is near. Your tool kit is stocked. It's now about repetition, practice, and exercising your new or readjusted attitutude and behaviors. Then BOOM (or BAM), you blow it up. You "engineer" a relapse. You SABOTAGE yourself, and the process. Why do we do this to ourselves?!?


    Show Segments:  Recap, Shpw Topic, Recovery Support Time

  • 01:00

    Addiction And Recovery Why Treatment is Necessary

    in Health

    Today's Topic is "Addiction And Recovery".  My special guest is Executive Vice President / COO  Paul Alexander.  Paul Alexander has been a crucial leader in the development of Northbound, helping to bring to the forefront the center’s strengths. Paul relies on his experience in the leadership of many treatment facilities over the years, especially implementing and running numerous education-based treatment programs. He served as the co-creator and program director of the first treatment program coupling higher education and treatment. With this experience, Paul designed the Sober Academy College Program at Northbound, now the Northbound Academy, which is widely considered the best program of its kind. Paul cites the consistency and spiritual values of Northbound as its strengths, and he sees his contribution as re-articulating these fundamentals. Paul received his Certified Addiction Treatment Specialist training at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, California, and was awarded Outstanding Alumni Service Award in 2002. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology, Law and Society, summa cum laude, from the School of Social Ecology at University of California, Irvine. While at UCI, Paul co-authored an honors research thesis: An Evaluation of Addiction Treatment Coupled with Higher Education, which he presented at the 2004 University of California Research Symposium. Paul recently received his Juris Doctorate degree at Loyola Law School of Los Angeles.  For more information about Northbound please visit http://www.livingsober.com/

  • 00:29

    Battling addiction in Bergen County

    in News

    Bergen County - like many parts of the country - has been coping with an epidemic of heroin addiction and related problems.


    Join us on Record Talk Radio on Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. when we'll discuss what's being done to address the problem.


    Our guest will be Sue Debiak, coordinator of the Office of Alcohol & Drug Dependency within the County Department of Health Services.


    Debiak recently briefed the Bergen County Freeholders on the work her office is doing to combat addiction throughout the county.


    As a result of that briefing, three freeholders urged County Executive James Tedesco to "begin a dialog" with Bergen Regional Medical Center aimed at expanding the number of beds in the hospital's detox unit.


    Have a question for Debiak? Email your suggestions to me at ensslin@northjersey.com.


     


     

  • 02:02

    Addiction is Not What You've Been Taught

    in Spirituality

    We are taught from a very young age that addictions are the makings of the devil, that's how it should be viewed and avoided. Wrong! Addiction is a part of life, some are the overt traditional ones and others are more subtle and not considered to be addictions yet the results are the same in the ways that our lives are controlled and affected by them.  Once we look at it from a realistic perspective as spiritual beings, we learn to face a myriad of addictions and understand steps to take to control them. We are all one, choosing to see others like ourselves attempting to get through the maze of life; we then understand that addictions are a part of the maze.


    We are constantly bombarded with subliminal messaging that entices and enforces the senses to test the waters and possibly become another victim of addiction. The so called cures and treatments the system has created are part of the problem. We will have a special guest this episode who will remain anonymous, coming forward to help us understand how the institutions that control us, in turn make us dependent on them. As we understand how events are manipulated to foster co-dependency, choices become available which allow for different outcomes to the life that has us hooked on it.


    Melody and Robyn will share their ideas and experiences, as they talk about their own life addictions and how they deal with them.


    Please join us as we explore the things that could possibly be controlling you and holding you back from living life to the fullest.


    Join us every day in this new paradigm in our Facebook group at Full Circle Consciousness and follow us on Twitter @Melody_Robyn

  • 00:36

    The Effects of Porn Addiction: Author & Speaker Matt Fradd

    in Psychology

    Rez and Andy welcome author and speaker Matt Fradd to today's show to talk about the physical, mental, and emotional effects of addiction.


    Matt is the executive director of The Effect and Integrity Restored (integrityrestored.com). He is the author of the book Delivered: True Stories of Men and Women Who Turned From to Purity and he and his wife coauthored Restored:True Stories of Love and Trust After . A popular speaker and Catholic apologist, he has addressed thousands of people around the world and appeared on EWTN, ABC, and the BBC. Matt is also the founder of the website, TheEffect.com, which is dedicated to helping men and women break free from the vice. He has produced several audio and video resources on the topic, including Taking Down Goliath: Five Strategies to Get Out of Your Life, The Ugly Truth, and The Man Talk (all available from Catholic Answers). He lives in North Georgia, with his wife Cameron and their four children.

  • 00:50

    Voices InJustice Radio - Medical and Behavioral Treatment for Your Children/Teen

    in Current Events

    Voices InJustice Radio with Trish McKnight; Owner/CEO Butterfly Dreams Abuse Recovery; Creator 'Family Crimes & Terroristic Abuse Act'; Author 'My Justice', as well as a mentor who has assisted or supported hundreds of men & women trying to work through trauma, grief, depression. You can join her broadcast live this Sunday - Aug 30, 9pm central time; as always this broadcast is a continuation of Butterfly Dreams Abuse Recovery community outreach broadcasting network. We are here to share your side of the story. We open our phone lines at 929-477-3163 and our chatroom is always a busy place to share with other listeners. Join in this very important program as we discuss Medical Treatments & Medications for your child/teen. Are you ready to be your child's medical advocate?


    Almost weekly there is a new FDA approved regulation for a even more powerful medication being approved for children. On this topic I have a some very serious concerns. They have now approved Medical Marijuana for children; Oxycotin and many other opioid medications for pain treatment. They approve many benzodiazoprine medications to reduce behavioral issues. Is our healthcare system really researching all the underlying issues that could be affecting the child's condition or behavioral problems? Do you dissway them from discussing certain family related topics or are you completely honest about the daily functions of your child's home life? Is there underlying stress, constant negative chaos or arguing, violent threats, bullying by a parent or parental partner? 


    Your side of the story matters in this broadcast. Join callers & chatters as we open the discussion concerning medications & medical treatment for their child/teen. We are an entertainment & awareness program; we do not provide any professional, legal, medical, or therapeutic advice


     

  • Addiction with Victor Parziale of Drug Free Workplace PA

    in Health

    Victor Parziale joins us once again to talk about substance abuse and addiction. We'll branch out from the workplace into the home, community, and streets of Pennsylvania and beyond, to talk about addiction dynamics, when use becomes addiction, family roles, the designer drug epidemic, and how to get help for yourself or a loved one.  


    Victor is Program Supervisor at the newly established Drug Free Workplace PA (DFWPA), a non-profit organization funded by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime & Delinquency. Help employers start drug free workplaces, setup policies, train supervisors, educate employees and their families on the signs, symptoms and dangers of drug abuse. He is in charge of promoting the free services of DFWPA to HR Managers and CEOs across PA.


    Follow DFWPA on Facebook and Twitter. 


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  • 00:30

    Ibogaine, 18-MC, and Addiction

    in Self Help

    Our guest this evening is Stanley D. Glick , Ph.D. , M.D., Professor Emeritus at Albany Medical College, who will be talking about his research on ibogaine and the ibogaine congener 18-MC (18-Methoxycoronaridine) and their potential as anti-addiction drugs.