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Substance Abuse is an overindulgence in or dependence on an addictive substance, including alcohol or illicit drugs. People abuse substances such as drugs, alcohol, and tobacco for varied and complicated reasons, but it is clear that our society pays a significant cost. The toll for this abuse can be seen in our hospitals, emergency departments, and on the streets thru direct damage to health by substance abuse and its link to physical trauma.
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There are many substance abuse treatment programs around the country. However, one program in particular provides innovative modalities intended to jail inmates in Marciopa County, Arizona. Join us for a lively conversation with Akoswa (Pamela) McRae, an Alpha Counselor with the Custody Support Division in the Durango Jail. Ms. McRae will discuss how she and her colleagues treat inmates who are housed in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's jail. Sheriff Arpaio is known nationally as the toughest sheriff in the country. Tune in for details on the Alpha program and substance abuse treatment.
Society is like a bad drug. We know that the issues that societies presents is nonprogressive and bad for us but we refuse to give it up. We are content with the undue homelessness, the unnecessary billing, and bullying in the guise of protective services. We must be satisfied, because we have yet to quit. What is holding us back from getting out of the illusionary world wrought with problems? Is it fear of the unknown? Is it comfort and luxury? Or is it something even greater psychologically? Are we ADDICTED TO THE MATRIX? Next 2RAW4TV we talk about how to break the cycle of subconscious addiction and show a different route out of the societal web of destruction.
Master Yao,author and founder of the Grand Trine returns to 2RAW4TV to discuss the power of tantra and how the tantric community is changing the world as we speak.
One of hip hop's most revered groups Substance Abuse joins 2RAW4TV to talk about LA, working with KRS1, and why music seems to lack Substance
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
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Special Guest Interview: Dr. LaNae Jaimez, Professor of Psychology, Solano Community College
Long gone are the days when a substance abuse treatment program ONLY treats substance use disorders. In todays landscape most if not all programs are Dual Diagnosed or Co-occuring capable. Join us as we discuss the role mental health treatment has played in the successful recovery from substance abuse for many individuals. It wasn't always so. The integration of mental health into mainstream substance abuse treatment was not a smooth one. There were (still are) difficulties with traditional treatment program staff accepting, and understanding mental health treatment. The stigma attached to having a mental health disorder contributes to client reluctance to fully engage in the assessment process. Our guest breaks down the rise of mental health treatment as an integral part of substance abuse treatment and recovery.
Show Segments: Happy Recap, Guest Interview, Recovery Support Time
September is designated as National Recovery Month by many individuals and organizations. According to the National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence, Inc., the month is a national observance that educates people on the fact that addiction treatment and mental health services can enable those with a substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life. Let's Talk America with Host Shana Thornton is spotlighting the road to recovery with leading psychiatrist Dr. Tiffany Cooke. She will share vital information for everyone. Tune in with family and friends. #LTA #LTARadio
Please visit www.letstalkamericawithshanathornton.com. Thank you.
Although the majority of young people do not use alcohol or other drugs, it continues to be an important issue with today's youth. In this episode, teen hosts Dylan, Cady, and Sarah discuss the latest trends in youth substance abuse, including e-cigarettes, prescription drugs, and marijuana. Our guest is Bob Turner, Choices Director at Central New York Services.
For more information on Central New York Services and the Choices program, visit their website.
There are many ways people deal with the problem in life. One way is turning Substance. But there are other ways to deal with your issues. That is through Christ!
This Tuesday evening, 17 June 2015, at 7:00 PM CST on a Special Edition of Katherine van Wormer Presents, on The-American-Family.com, Dr. Katherine van Wormer, Dr. Bruce Friedman, and Dr. D. will discuss Katherine’s nationally used book on Substance Abuse Counseling (3rd edition). All three discussants have considerable clinical and alcoholism-substance abuse professional experience. Katherine’s book: Substance Abuse Counseling from a Strength’s Perspective, 3rd Edition, covers a wide variety of models used. The three will discuss these models, related treatment issues and take your calls.
Continuing the monthly discussion in relation to mental health and substance abuse, Bill and Will Green look at the after "FX" of dealing with substance abuse. The personal challenges that exist... dealing with labels and stigmas, finding the strength to deal with their own inner-demons while having to cope with other people's "demons" and sterotypes as well.
Listen online or on your phone: 818-691-7412
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Q & A Night - You'll suggest the themes for tonight's show, which will involve any topic from the world of public safety, violence prevention, and child abuse and trauma. Special co-host Dr. Debra Warner, Psy.D., a Los Angeles based Forensic Psychologist will lead the discussion. ~~ NAASCA is pleased to announce that Debra will be making regular special co-host appearances on upcoming Tuesday night question-and-answer style community participation shows. An educator and violence prevention expert, Dr. Warner will assist SCAN host and NAASCA founder Bill Murray field questions and lead a variety of topic discussions suggested by our call-in participants. Debra's understanding of the issues of child abuse and trauma spring not only from a professional perspective, but also from a personal one. Multiple members of her own family have been victims of predators. She'll share how she's participated in their struggle with surviving and thriving. ~~ Everyone's invited to engage on tonight's show .. on the phone or in SCAN's ever-present community chat room. ~~ Please visit our website: www.NAASCA.org
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Tonight's special guest is Kym Harmony Tracy from Robinson, Illinois, a returning NAASCA family member who's a survivor and activist and an Inspirational Christian speaker. "For most of my life I've have heard, 'but you seem so normal.' Well, I'm far from normal. As a matter of fact, I call my life a beautiful mess," says Kym. "And then, just when I thought I could no longer take it, when I felt I couldn't even breathe, God entered my life at just the right time." Kym reports, "I have experienced many things from most all forms of [sexual] mental, physical and emotional abuse as well as divorce and dysfunctional relationships." She was in the second grade when she was first molested. At 9 she was abused by a babysitter and at 16, still a virgin, she was date-raped by her then boyfriend. Kym says, "Since we last spoke I decided I really needed to get down to the rawness of my wounds. I felt to really feel that true pain I needed to revisit the places that the monsters changed my life for ever." She goes on, "I went back to childhood places of attacks. I spoke with my rapist. I confronted my abusive father. I gained much more insight as to my purpose and what God has planted in my heart." She concludes, This past year has been a whirlwind of emotions and some have physically tried to stop me from speaking out. I AM READY TO ROAR!"
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