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What Is a Good Program for Substance Abuse,?

Question by joeybo: what is a good program for substance abuse,?
the AA success rate runs @18 percent,there most be something better

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Answer by rick j
The AA rate is much better for people who do the steps.
Find a good NA or CA meeting and stick to it.
You also need to find a sponsor that will help you and will be around to answer your questions.Work just at hard at stoping as you did getting the substance and you will do better than 18 %

Kenya: Counseling Services Help Refugees Cope

Kenya: counseling services help refugees cope
(Washington, D.C.) April 24, 2014 — Jesuit Refugee Service has accompanied and served refugees in Kakuma refugee camp for 20 years. A grant from the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration is enabling JRS to provide …
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Counseling service operates in historic railcar
Bill Neal, lead counselor and founder of Walking Wisely Life Services, addresses members of the Jackson Chamber during a ribbon cutting for his business at the Judge Milton Brown Railcar at Casey Jones Village on Wednesday. / KENNETH …
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Berry Success Story: Counseling Service — Client Services — Wanting to increase his Internet presence, this counseling and intervention service, moved away from his traditional advertising — print and radio. Building…

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Ecstatic States

Ecstatic states
… happened to them while on the drug into their everyday lives. According to MAPS, 83 percent of the 19 people treated in a recent group had breakthroughs in this MDMA-assisted therapy and showed significant improvement in their PTSD symptoms …
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National Security in an Uncertain Age
Prior to confirmation as the national drug policy director, General McCaffrey served as the Commander in Chief of the United States Armed Forces Southern Command, coordinating national security operations in Latin America. During … General McCaffrey …

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What Should Be Done During a Yearly Check-Up/physical?

Question by Alison P: What should be done during a yearly check-up/physical?
For a woman in her twenties.

I know that a woman needs year Pap smears, but besides that what kind of things should I have done with the doctor yearly?

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Answer by embellishment3
Have your blood levels done.Blood pressure check.Sugar levels done.There is so many things you can have checked if need be.

Answer by rosieC
Routine physical examination of adolescents should include screening for height, weight, and sexual maturity; vision test with Snellen chart; complete blood cell count; transferrin saturation rating; dental history and oral examination; assessment for scoliosis (Adam test); blood pressure measurement; thyroid gland examination; psychosocial history; and immunization review (booster dose of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine.

Therapy Case Study #1 Depression

Therapy Case Study #1 Depression — Juan Age 38 Juan wakes up one morning crying and doesn’t know why.

HIgh antidepressant dose linked to self harm in youths
The National Institute of Mental Health says the latest studies suggest “the benefits of antidepressant medications likely outweigh their risks to children and adolescents with major depression.” It says that a combination of medication and …

Depression can isolate mothers from family members
Speaking to Gulf News, Dr Dolly Habbal, PhD in Clinical Psychology, at the Diagnostic Assessment and Psychotherapy department of Gulf Diagnostic Hospital, said: “Depression is more common in females. When a mother gets depressed she will not have …

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Proposed E-Cigarette Tax Could Help Pay for Heroin Addiction Treatment, NJ

Proposed E-cigarette tax could help pay for heroin addiction treatment, NJ
TRENTON — Money generated by the Gov. Chris Christie's proposed tax on electronic cigarettes should be used to expand drug treatment services and combat the "public health crisis" of heroin and prescription drug addiction in New Jersey, the chairman …

Waiting lists for addiction treatment grow, as region sees increase in heroin use
The 29-year-old Ithaca man, whose name is being withheld because of the stigma attached to addiction, injected heroin off and on for about six months until not using the drug meant withdrawal symptoms. For Robert, the hook soon wasn't the high. Rather …
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