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Former heroin user, Maia Szalavitz, one of the premier American journalists covering addiction and drugs today visits The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, April 13, 3 pm ET to talk about her new, highly-controversial book UNBROKEN BRAIN: A REVOLUTIONARY NEW WAY OF UNDERSTANDING ADDICTION.
With addiction running rampant in our society, what better time to take a look at the Addiction Movement? Szalavitz who at one point in her storied drug career was shooting up as much as 40 times a day challenges both the idea of the addict’s “broken brain” and the simple notion of an “addictive personality.” The author of HELP AT ANY COST the first book-length expose of the “tough love” business that dominates addiction treatment, her work appears in publications such as Time dot com, the New York Times, Scientific American, Elle, VICE, and New York magazine, among others. She is a 2015-2016 Soros Justice Fellow.
Is addiction trapped in outdated twentieth-century ideas and in equally antiquated treatment? Are Alcoholic’s Anonymous and other treatment modalities outdated? A conversation about heroin, painkiller overdoses, addictive behavior, legalization of marijuana and treatment, Wednesday, April 13, 3 pm ET with author Maia Szalavitz on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show. For more information visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.
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What kind of a person gets addicted? How does addiction happen?
What if there are common addictions that you might not even be aware of? We will be continuing our discussion on what makes an addict and codependent, plus where you can find help if you choose. How does it get any better than that?
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Tap Into the POWER of our Shared Story, our Collective Consciousness! Join me and Rev. Patricia Brooks for this fantastic 21-day event, Sacred Stories ~ Honor Your Sacred Relationships! The series airs April 11 – May 12th and I will be speaking on April 27th, so be sure to register now and save your spot! Enjoy a sneak peek into the speakers and their topics! https://youtu.be/gLGA_gzPTIA
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The Fourth Branch with Debbie Carroll: Kids in Residential Treatment, Thursday, April 21, 2016, at 6-8 p.m. Pacific, 7-9 p.m. Mountain, 8-10 p.m. Central, and 9-11 p.m. Eastern. Join us tonight with Thomas Schaffnit, a psychiatric/pediatric nurse for forty years, as we explore the conditions inside Colorado Department of Human Services pediatric residential treatment centers. Learn about these quasi-governmental, private hospitals where children who are disabled and/or mentally ill reside in out-of-home placements. Mr. Schaffnit will discuss the approaches to treatment and incidence of drugging. He will also present his perspective as a medical employee on interactions with children and on working conditions. Online at Permalink: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/truthemerges/2016/04/22/the-fourth-branch-kids-in-residential-treatment OR call our GUEST LINE (347)855-8301. Press 1 if you want to join in the conversation.
Child abuse, maltreatment and neglect in residential programs for teens are widespread
Ted Izydor, who is a licensed mental health and addiction professional, talks about the addiction treatment field and why people relapse so often after completing treatment. Ted highlights the work of John Kelly and William White authors of the book, Addiction Recovery Management, and how new models of treating addiction as a long term chronic disease could benefit people in recovery. The short term acute model of addiction treatment is examined and compared to adopting a long term model of treatment such as with hypertension and diabetes. The benefits of this is highlighted.
Many of our guests have mentioned Robert Weiss, MSW. His books are utilized in treatment by clinicians all over the globe. We thought it was time to go straight to the expert on addiction. Robert graciously accepted our invitation and we’ll enjoy hearing him speak at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders in August 2016.
Today we talk about sex addiction. Of course – we go off topic because that’s what we do on Mental Health News Radio. Each show is a journey and Robert graciously jumped on the train with us!
Read the full blog article HERE.
Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Dr. Vandana Bhide, an internist and pediatrician at the Mayo Clinic, Dr. Grace Centola, Tissue Bank Director, Manhattan Cryobank, and Dr. Laurence Udoff, an infertility doctor and Medical Director Fairfax Egg Bank.
For a discussion of this show, go to our blog tomorrow http://creatingafamily.org/blog/.
Creating a Family has many free resources related to this topic on our website at www.CreatingaFamily.org.
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Yvonne Douglas is a spiritual healing coach who works with women who want to find inner peace and live a more fulfilled life living their highest potential. Yvonne provides a unique blend of healing modalities. With her powerful energy, and intuitive spirit, Yvonne helps her clients to heal on a deeper level, achieving transformation and greater levels of enlightenment.
In today's show, Yvonne will join Lorraine to explore the subject of addiction, looking at the spiritual causes and solutions. Yvonne will share her experiences and offers her wisdom. It's going to be a great show!
For more information about Yvonne and her work, please go to www.yvonnejdouglas.com
Life on the Rocks:Finding Meaning in Addiction & Recovery with Peg O'Connor
Addiction and recovery are, at their core, about the meaning of life. Life on the Rocks is the first book to address addiction and recovery from a Western philosophical perspective, offering a powerful set of tools sharpened over millennia. It introduces some of the core concepts and vexing questions of philosophy to help addicts and those affected by their addiction examine and perhaps transform the meaning they make of their lives.
Without assuming any familiarity with philosophy, Dr. O’Connor illuminates issues all addicts and their loved ones face: self-identity, moral responsibility, self-knowledge and self-deception, free will and determinism, fatalism, the nature of God, and their relations to others. Life on the Rocks is an indispensable guide to the deeply philosophical concerns at the heart of every addict’s struggle.
Peg O’Connor, PhD, is professor of philosophy and gender, women, and sexuality studies at Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota. She is the author of the popular Psychology Today blog “Philosophy Stirred, Not Shaken” and contributor to the Pro Talk series at Rehabs.com.
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Listen tonight as Carol talks to you like you are in her office and getting the help you need with your sexual addiction.
Carol is easy to talk to and easy to approach when it comes to your difficulties...She will address the tools you need to manage your addiction.
You can manage sex addiction with Carol the Coach!
Counselor Steven Welch joins us to discuss Sex Addiction. We came upon his article in Swerv Magazine, Are You A Sex Addict? which afforded us the opportunity to interview him again but, this time, on our Mental Health After Dark podcast.
Read the full article HERE.
Questions and Answers from Steven:
Why be concerned about sexual addiction?
? Ease of access
What is the impact on youth identity formation?
? Early access
? Unrealistic expectations of self and others
What are some signs one might have a sex addiction?
? Health issues
? Financial issues
? Relationship stressors
Are there other stressors?
What are some self assessment tools?
? SAA Assessment questions
What are some Causes?
? Dysfunctional families
Connection to other addictions?
? Medication a feeling
How do substances play a role such as Crystal Meth?
? Sexually disinhibited
? Highly addictive
? Gay community
What are some Films/Documentaries you can recommend?
? Ted Talks
? Looking for Mr. Good Bar
? Cruise Control by Robert Weiss
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Moment of Silence for Mark Tintrup
Show Topic: Special Guest, Daytop Graduate, Original Director of the Daytop California Adult Program, Swan Lake Alumni, Neil Croskey joins the show to discuss a variety of topics. Only the lord knows where this may take us!!
Show Segments: Remembrances of Mark Tintrup, Recap, NFL Draft Team Picks (round 1 and Round 2) Show Topic, Recovery Support Time.
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Refuge Recovery, Addiction Recovery Through Mindfulness
Best-selling author and teacher, Noah Levine has taken his own experience of moving through anger and addiction, transforming it into a healing force for others. He speaks about Refuge Recovery, which is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery program and community that utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process.
Noah Levine is a dynamic meditation teacher, lecturer, best-selling author and addiction counselor whose unique philosophies align with Buddhism and Psychology, and the founder of Refuge Recovery treatment centers, which helps individuals heal from addiction through communities and treatment options.
Edie Weinstein, MSW, LSW (Bliss Mistress) is a colorfully creative journalist and interviewer, internationally known transformational speaker, licensed social worker, interfaith minister, Bliss coach and the author of The Bliss Mistress Guide To Transforming The Ordinary Into The Extraordinary.
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