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Join Licensed Professional Counselor Mayi Dxon as she discusses marriage and substance abuse. What are the effects of substance abuse on marriage? How does one seek help for a spouse?
Join host Grace Aron and guest speakers Manna Techlemariam, Veronica Saccoh and Fatima Kourouma to discuss the intersection of Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse/Mental Health.
Dealing with substance abuse, alcoholism, or drug addiction is never easy, and it’s even more difficult when you’re also struggling with mental health problems.
Tonight at 7p/8p (ct/et), The GreenHouse FX Radio Show continues the monthly topic of Mental Health. Welcoming back special co-host Bill Green, we will examine the dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorders of dealing with substance abuse and mental illness... There are treatments that can help, and with proper treatment, support, and self-help strategies, you can overcome a dual diagnosis and reclaim your life.
In addition we will be reviewing the previous week's news and events in Chicago and throughout the world.
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It's an Honor to have Terry Gorski on Kickass Personal Transformation with Marti MacGibbon
If you've overcome addiction, or are currently suffering from addiction, then you don't want to miss this show. Terry is an authority on addiction and relapse prevention. On this show Terry will shares his insights and vast years of experience with you. His messages are powerful, insightful, and encouraging. Terry delivers hope, and an understanding about the disease.
About Terry Gorski
Terence T. Gorski is an internationally recognized expert on substance abuse, mental health, violence, & crime. He is best known for his contributions to relapse prevention, managing chemically dependent offenders, and developing community-based teams for managing the problems of alcohol, drugs, violence, and crime. He has extensive experience working with employee assistance programs (EAP) and has special expertise in working with emergency professionals including fire, medical, and law enforcement. He is a prolific author and has published numerous books and articles.
Fred Muench, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and an Assistant Professor at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
This talk will include
An overview of new technologies for substance abuse prevention and treatment.
• What’s currently available to consumers and providers and what’s next.
• Some of the concerns and obstacles with using technology to enhance prevention and treatment.
For information about the Columbia Addiction Services & Psychotherapy Addictions Research please go to http://caspirnyc.org/aaims.html or call 212 974-0494
To listen to any of our previous 50 blogtalkradio shows by Columbia Psychiatry on topics such as eating disorders, child and adolescent mental health or OCD please go to blogtalkradio.com/columbiapsychiatrynyspi
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I am celebrating 28 years of "clean time".....I'll let you in on the SECRET.....from Boston to Vietnam to Absolute Horror....from ADDICTION (8-10-1087 to 8-10-2014) I will play music appropriate to my particular "Malfunction". c e l e b r a t e w i t h m e
Jory talks about the definition of substance abuse and self medication in this hour long make up episode. Since the two topics are somewhat similar, Jory will divide the show into two parts. Phonecalls will follow.
Join Licensed Professional Counselor Mayi Dixon as she discusses how to create boundaries when someone you love has an addiction problem.
Please follow Mayi www.facebook.com/innovcounseling and www.twitter.com/innovcounseling
Rayanne chats with Scott Miller - Survivor - about Starting Over At 15, Scott Miller ran away from home. A clear attempt to start over and get away from childhood abuse, it seems that Scott's battles were just starting. Scott was a gifted young athlete who soon stumbled into a rough lifestyle with seemingly no way out.
There is always a way out - never give up.
Rayanne and Scott will talk about survival and the continual struggles we meet in life. Whether it's surviving physical abuse, conquering addiction, or the unflinching willpower and incessant work required for making dreams come true - there is much to be learned from the life lessons of others.
Join us for an open conversation about CHANGE.
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Drug and alcohol misuse is often a sign of depression, a silent cry for help for those who may be overwhelmed by emotional distress. Unfortunately, seeking counseling still carries a social stigma in some cultures and too many people have neglected to address emotional problems in a healthy manner, instead turning to the temporary quick fix of drugs or alcohol. Then, when a person uses poor judgement while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, they are viewed by society as a criminal. Kate Mahoney, Executive Director of PEER Service, is a licenced Cllinical Social Worker with 30 years experience in the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders. She discusses the need for families to take the stigma out of substance abuse and allow loved ones to seek and receive the help they need for emotional distress. She urges society to decriminalize drug and alcohol addiction. When teens act out with excessive drinking or drug use, they are crying out for help but are often met with punishment rather than assistance. Kate, who has done extensive work with youth parents and schools, has been awarded by the Illinois Acoholism and Drug Dependence Association for her presentations on cutting edge clinical issues at national conferences in Atlanta, Philiadelphia, St. Louis, and New Orleans. She discusses signs of emotional distress and ways to help those who need help to seek it out without fear of ridicule or rejection.
Thomas Gagliano is a successful entrepreneur and is also a high profile leader in addiction and self-help therapy. He has helped develop unique methods and procedures which have helped numerous institutions and individuals in the greater New York area. Having been featured as a key note speaker at a number of meetings and conferences, Tom has become a regular on the speaking circuit.
With a Master's Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University Tom is now a Life Coach and Author. Along his path to a better life, he has had opportunities to share his experiences and insights with people from all walks of life. Some would share Tom's healing methods with their therapists, many of whom would ask to meet him and encouraged him to put his techniques in book form. The result is The Problem Was Me, which has brought those same methods to a broader base.
For more information please visit www.theproblemwasme.com
David Pittman is the Executive Director of "Together We Heal", an organization whose purpose is to provide cost-free counseling and guidance for those who have suffered the trauma of childhood sexual abuse. It works to educate through public speaking, collaborates with other groups to raise awareness and expose the sexual predators methods.
David spent years on a healing journey that continues to this very day. This led him to seek out groups specifically for men as well as those who had been through a similar trauma and ultimately inspired the foundation of Together We Heal. TWH now works with therapists, counselors and groups aiding both men and women in their efforts to heal, grow and thrive.
Web site: together-we-heal.org
www.facebook.com/Togetherwehealorg - the "like" page
www.facebook.com/groups/togetherweheal - the FB group page
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