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Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior
eBook - 2009
Tweak
(growing up on Methamphetamines)
Book - 2009
Wishful Drinking
Book - 2008
Love First
A Family's Guide to Intervention
Book - 2008
Addiction and Grace
Love and Spirituality in the Healing of Addictions
Book - 2006?
Cracked
Putting Broken Lives Together Again : A Doctor's Story
Book - 2003
Mental and Substance Use Disorders | The Teen Resource Center
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Tap or click on the link and enter your St. Tammany Parish Library card number (just numbers, no spaces) to read this article. "The Teen Resource Center provides practical information for today's teens." Tap or click on the link and enter your St. Tammany Parish Library card number (just numbers, no spaces) to read this article. "The Teen Resource Center provides practical information for today's teens." Show less
Comorbidity: Addiction and Other Mental Disorders | The Teen Resource Center
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Tap or click on the link and enter your St. Tammany Parish Library card number (just numbers, no spaces) to read this article. "The Teen Resource Center provides practical information for today's teens." Tap or click on the link and enter your St. Tammany Parish Library card number (just numbers, no spaces) to read this article. "The Teen Resource Center provides practical information for today's teens." Show less
SAMHSA | Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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"The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that le...Show more "The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities." Show less
DualDiagnosis.org
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"Co-occurring mental health conditions and substance use disorders affect nearly 8.9 million Americans each year. Of those only 7.4% receive appropri...Show more "Co-occurring mental health conditions and substance use disorders affect nearly 8.9 million Americans each year. Of those only 7.4% receive appropriate treatment, with the vast majority bounced among treatment systems with different and opposing treatment structures . . . Nationally, research continues to reveal that people with co-occurring disorders need a specialized form of treatment, referred to as integrated services or dual diagnosis treatment." Show less
Dual Diagnosis | National Alliance on Mental Illness
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Dual diagnosis is when a person experiences a mental health condition and a substance abuse problem simultaneously. Learn about symptoms and treatment. Dual diagnosis is when a person experiences a mental health condition and a substance abuse problem simultaneously. Learn about symptoms and treatment. Show less
Dual Diagnosis | MedlinePlus
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"MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicin...Show more "MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free." Show less
Easy-to-Read Drug Facts | National Institute on Drug Abuse
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"NIDA’s Easy-to-Read Drug Facts website is here to help you understand drugs and addiction. Maybe you are dealing with a drug addiction. Maybe it’s h...Show more "NIDA’s Easy-to-Read Drug Facts website is here to help you understand drugs and addiction. Maybe you are dealing with a drug addiction. Maybe it’s happening to someone you love. Maybe you just want to learn about drugs. We are here to help you learn about: drugs that people use or misuse, how drugs can affect your life, addiction, treatment and recovery, how to stop people from using drugs before they start, and more." Show less
Comorbidity | National Institute on Drug Abuse
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NIDA's "mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and ...Show more NIDA's "mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health. This involves: Strategically supporting and conducting basic and clinical research on drug use (including nicotine), its consequences, and the underlying neurobiological, behavioral, and social mechanisms involved; Ensuring the effective translation, implementation, and dissemination of scientific research findings to improve the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders and enhance public awareness of addiction as a brain disorder." Show less
Drug Facts | Comorbidity | National Institute on Drug Abuse
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The National Institute on Drug Abuse's "mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that know...Show more The National Institute on Drug Abuse's "mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health. This involves: Strategically supporting and conducting basic and clinical research on drug use (including nicotine), its consequences, and the underlying neurobiological, behavioral, and social mechanisms involved. Ensuring the effective translation, implementation, and dissemination of scientific research findings to improve the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders and enhance public awareness of addiction as a brain disorder." Show less
The Human Element of Recovery from Mental Illness and Addiction | Apryl Pooley | TEDxMSU | December 2015
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"Apryl Pooley shares her story through mental illness and how she rediscovered her passion for learning, teaching, and sharing. Apryl Pooley is a PhD...Show more "Apryl Pooley shares her story through mental illness and how she rediscovered her passion for learning, teaching, and sharing. Apryl Pooley is a PhD candidate in Michigan State University's Dept. of Neuroscience, as well as a novelist, artist, and impassioned activist." Show less
Everything You Think You Know About Addiction is Wrong | Johann Hari | TEDGlobalLondon | June 2015
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"What really causes addiction . . . ? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved on...Show more "What really causes addiction . . . ? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to wonder why we treat addicts the way we do -- and if there might be a better way. As he shares in this deeply personal talk, his questions took him around the world, and unearthed some surprising and hopeful ways of thinking about an age-old problem." Johann Hari is the author of two bestsellers - 'Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression - and the Unexpected Solutions' (2018) and 'Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs' (2015). Show less
Addiction is a Disease, We Should Treat It Like One | Michael Botticelli | TEDxMidAtlantic | October 2016
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"Only one in nine people in the United States gets the care and treatment they need for addiction and substance abuse. A former Director of National ...Show more "Only one in nine people in the United States gets the care and treatment they need for addiction and substance abuse. A former Director of National Drug Control Policy, Michael Botticelli is working to end this epidemic and treat people with addictions with kindness, compassion and fairness. In a personal, thoughtful talk, he encourages the millions of Americans in recovery today to make their voices heard and confront the stigma associated with substance use disorders." Show less
The Self-Loathing Spiral of Addiction | Amanda Richardson | HealthyPlace for Your Mental Health | January 2020
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"Healthyplace.com is the largest consumer mental health site on the net. We provide authoritative information and support to people with mental healt...Show more "Healthyplace.com is the largest consumer mental health site on the net. We provide authoritative information and support to people with mental health concerns, along with their family members and other loved ones. At HealthyPlace.com, you'll find comprehensive, authoritative information on psychological disorders, psychiatric medications, and other mental health treatments." Show less
Virtual Addiction Treatment and Recovery Support | Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
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"Established in 1949 . . . the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation had its beginnings in a compassionate, holistic and forward-thinking approach to the di...Show more "Established in 1949 . . . the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation had its beginnings in a compassionate, holistic and forward-thinking approach to the disease of alcoholism. Today, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is recognized as the world's leading nonprofit organization singularly focused on providing healing and hope to individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs." Show less
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