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  • 00:36

    Alcohol, Drugs and the Brain II: Treatments

    in Family

    With the assistance of the Dana Foundation, we present the second in our series on the brain and behavior. Leading researchers and behavior experts will discuss topics critical to families and professionals in the foster care system.

    Hi I'm Dave Balog of A Thousand Moms. We are pleased to offer this invaluable series of programs on our podcasts. You may listen on iTunes or download these programs to your device to listen on the go.

    Thank you for listening. We ask your support. Subscribe to these podcasts, more than 13 in total, covering Learning, Pain, Memory, Depression, Autism, Art/Music Therapy and much more. Please visit www.AThousandMoms.Org and with a donation of just $10 or more, we will send you the companion e-book to this series, The Dana Sourcebook of Brain Science. The Sourcebook has been used in schools, in community groups, among professionals. We conduct free workshops on the Brain and Behavior. Please contact us at 518 322-0607. Your support will help us continue to be a recognized voice for gay youth in foster/adotive care. Learn all about our programs at www.AThousandMoms.Org.

    And now, Gray Matters: Alcohol, Drugs and the Brain II: Treatments. Hosted by Pat Summerall.


     Please visit www.AThousandMoms.Org and with a donation of just $10 or more, we will send you the companion book to this series, The Sourcebook of Brain Science. Your support will help us continue to be a recognized voice for gay youth in foster/adotive care.  Look for our next program in this series, Stress, Trauma and the Brain.

  • 02:20

    Substance Abuse the cause and effects, Crack , Meth, Marijuana, Alcohol Abuse

    in Entertainment

    The Cause and Effect of taking that first hit of any drug and once that happens your life is forever changed. Can anyone say they tried Crack Cocaine or Meth and any other illegal substance and said it only happened one time and I  went back to making better decisions after that initial  hit.

    Toughcookie will have several ex-addicts who will disssect and tell their stories of what it felt like taking their first hit of their choice of becoming addicted to a lifestyle, of homelessness, abuse, pain, hurt, loss of self-esteem, dignity, and falling into a life of shame.

    Lisa Debarros (Boston MA) will tell her story of pain and why it took 25 years to no longer want another hit of Crack Cocaine, Robin Johnson (Sacramento, CA) will discuss her life long battle with Crack Cocaine to a Recovering Substance Abuse Counselor.

    The cause and effect on the Family, Community and especially the individual who chooses Crack, Meth, Marijuana, Alcohol, and any other drug that can potentially lead to a life of crime, shame, pain and death. How do an addict recover from the use of Substance abuse to self?

    Who is profiting from drug use in many communities of color?

    Pipeline to prison for mothers and fathers! Why is it important for Churches and The School System and Communities to come together and stop this epidemic of families being torn apart and kids becoming  addicted themselves at an early age.

    Who is at fault?

    Personal Responsibility or a set up by the Powers that be.

    There will be a Special guests calling in discussing their experience and testimony's of  family members addicted to drugs and how it effected their life.

    Check out the movie starring Jennifer Hudson, The Inevitable defeat of  Mister and Pete.

    One of my guest appeared in this movie and will  ditch out secrets of famous Celebrity stars who abused drugs.

    Tune in 7:30 PM PST


  • 00:59

    When Alcohol Becomes a Hiding Place

    in Motivation

    The last season the show aired, I spoke on how sex can become a hiding place for many people. In this show I want to touch on how alcohol can also be used as a coping mechanism to deal with major pain, disappointment, shame, etc. So many people drink alcohol and do not realize that they are drinking it for far deeper reasons than to just "get tipsy" or because the taste is enjoyed.

    I just want to point out that a person does not necessarily have to classified as an alchoholic to have an alchohol problem. So many people are able to function pretty well with alchohol and other drugs. They are able to hide it well and carry on with their external lives as if nothing is wrong. Sometimes others, especially close loved ones, are able to tell that something is wrong, but are not always able to pinpoint the causes and the true depth of the issue.

    I wanted to speak on this because I have experienced this very destructive secret life. This may help someone who is currently struggling or someone who might think they know someone who is. 

    According to the National Institute on Alchohol Abuse and Alcoholism, in the United States nearly 88,000 people die annually (approximately 62,000 men and 26,000 women). Alcohol is the 3rd leading cause of death in the US. Therefore, this is a serious thing and it needs to be addressed. God does not intend for us to suffer in this way.

  • Hogar Verde Hogar el lumbricario- Estudio revela abuso de alcohol en jovenes-

    in Gardening

    Bienvenidos a Conexión Contigo el primer programa de radio completamente por Internet y en español en el Estado de Washington, este programa es Unico, Diferente, Educativo, Informativo,Divertido y Dinámico.

    Lunes,Martes y Miercoles  a partir de las 3:00 de la tarde.

    - Efemérides.

    - Hogar Verde Hogar con Isabel Carrera y Conexion Contigo compartimos a partir de hoy una serie de capsulas  hoy # 5 " Como hacer un lumbricario".

    - Encuesta en los Estados Unidos nos dice como los adolescentes estan abusando del alcohol y los medicamentos con receta.

    - Comentarios y mas.

    - Consejos que nos da Ismael Alvarez de Ismalss hair Salon. 

    Gracias por su sintonia, cada vez somos mas los que nos escuchamos !

    Lupita Zamora

    Productora y Conductora


  • 01:02

    Alcohol: Risks, Benefits, Addiction and Full Recovery

    in Health

    What is "healthy" alcohol consumption? What REALLY triggers addiction? How can a person recovering from alcohol dependency eliminate the cravings for good? What can the rest of us do to help? Dial 857-216-6700 At 8p ET/7p CT April 8, 2015 as Root Cause Radio answers these questions and more in honor of National Alcohol Screening Day on April 9th.

    Featured Guest: Dr. Charlie Abbott of Symptometry of North Carolina, LLC.

    Host Bella Marie

    Host: Doc♠Vaj - Root Cause Radio™ Interim Director

    www.RootCauseRadio.com ~ Sharing the Secrets of Optimal Health

  • 00:58

    Alcohol, Sleep Deprivation, Escape and Evasion

    in Education

    Alcohol, Sleep Deprivation, Escape and Evasion!
    Survival Medicine Hour
    on American Preppers Radio 
    Listen and Chat go to: http://prepperbroadcasting.com/listen-chat/

    In this episode of the Doom and Bloom™ Survival Medicine Hour, Joe and Amy Alton, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy, discuss the effects of alcohol, good and bad, on your health, sleep deprivation, new viruses on the horizon in West Africa, and basics of Escape and Evasion in Nurse Amy’s interview with Jack of Black Scout Survival

    Their shows are focused on medical preparedness including strategies for medical issues without access to modern medical help, herbal medicine, survival gardening, recent world issues and topics affecting those who are trying to become more prepared for times of trouble.

    Tags: American Preppers Radio, Prepper Broadcasting

  • 00:31

    Can Alcohol Negatively Affect Your Relationship--with Corey Whitehead

    in Family


    Radio Talk Show Host for "Relationships & You" Robin Manley goes in depth about the afects of Alcoholism in a Relationship with her FEATURED GUEST----Founder of "Teach" P.E.A.C.H"---Corey Whitehead.

    If YOU or SOMEONE YOU KNOW has an Alcohol Addiction..and you want to RECOVER....THIS SHOW IS FOR YOU!!

    "HEAR" you there!!!

  • 00:12

    Alcohol, Drugs and the Brain

    in Family

    Background: Substances of abuse are a cultural phenomenon as ancient as civilization itself. Only recently, however, have scientists begun to study their effects on us, and more specifically, their effects on our brains. Why do people get addicted to drugs, tobacco, and alcohol?  Why is it so hard to kick a habit? It stands to reason that since drug use is self-destructive, people would naturally avoid it. This obviously is not the case. What is not so obvious, however, is why people turn to addictive drugs.  People use drugs, tobacco, and alcohol to feel good, without regard to the fact that long-term effects are very bad. Research is only now showing us how genetic and environmental factors all play a part in our susceptibility to substance addiction. 
    KEY WORDS: Alcoholism, dopamine, emotional memory, neurotransmitter, physical dependence, addiction
    The Dana Sourcebook of Brain Science
    SUGGESTED RECALL QUESTIONS: 1. What percentage of Americans smoke on a daily basis? 25 percent, one in four.
    2. What percentage of American high school students use tobacco? 35 percent, more than one in three.
    3. How many adult Americans have used an illegal drug at some point in their lives?: a) 70,000 b) 700,000  c) 7,000,000 d) 70,000,000 Answer: d
    4. Can drug use modify your brain? Yes.
    5. True or false: Nicotine is NOT an addictive substance. False
    6. How can alcohol abuse affect memory loss and dementia? Alcohol abuse can lead to or increase both.

  • 00:33

    Faith and Fitness Series #RESET5-Drug and Alcohol Recovery Awareness

    in Radio

    #TeamChaplain begins its 19th broadcast season on www.kgcmradio.com.  This fall, #TeamChaplain has launched a faith and fitness campaign to promote quality of life to its listening audience.  The show will discuss the importance of hitting the "RESET" button on life to prevent oversurge, exhaustion and anxiety.  Subject of discussion during the Faith and FItness serieis will include awareness and advocacy for health and community related issues. 

    This broadcast will discuss and provide information about drug and alcohol recovery awareness.

    #TeamChaplain:  Chaplain E. Jean Pemberton Jones, Nancy Smith, Patrina Smalls, Crystal Bates, Faye Hill and LaShanda Lewis.

  • 01:16

    Alcohol and Hormones: Menopause, Peri-Menopause and Recovery

    in Lifestyle

    Did you know that heavy alcohol use can bring accelerate menopause onset by as much as 5 years? Do you know how to distinguish between the symptoms of detox and menopause when the feelings are remarkably similar?

    How is long term recovery affected by onset of menopause?

    Listen and learn more about an issue that affects all women, eventually.

  • 01:39

    Closing the Gender Gap on Alcohol Abuse with Author Ann Dowsett Johnston

    in Self Help

    Ann Dowsett Johnston joins Sister Jenna on the America Meditating Radio Show!

    Ann Dowsett Johnston is an award-winning writer and editor, respected for her expertise in journalism, higher education, alcohol addiction and public policy issues. A recipient of the Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy and a Southam Fellowship in Journalism, she spent most of her professional career at Maclean's magazine, where she was best known as the chief architect of the university-rankings issue. Ann later spent a year researching the issue of Women and Alcohol as part of the Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy.

    Beyond her focus on education and addiction, Ann has written on a wide variety of subjects, from the arts to mental health.  In 2013, she released a book entitled, "Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol."

    In 2014 she was named the CEO of the Pine River Foundation, an organization that champions and supports Pine River Institute (PRI), a residential treatment program for youth 13-19 struggling with addictive behaviors and often co-occurring mental health issues. Visit www.anndowsettjohnston.com. Watch Ann’s TEDx Talk on Drinking and How it Changed My Life. 

    Get the OFF TO WORK CD & Off the Grid Into the Heart CD by Sister Jenna.  Like America Meditating on FB & follow us on Twitter.