LIVING WITH CO OCCURRING ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS

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Integrated Treatment For Co Occurring Disorders

Author : Sharon C. Ekleberry
ISBN : 9781136914935
Genre : Psychology
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Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders addresses a complex client population, which presents service providers with significant professional challenges. Underlying personality disorders compromise treatment effectiveness for medical, other psychiatric, or trauma services, as well as the ability these individuals have in adhering to probation, parole, or court-ordered treatment requirements. A co-occuring substance use disorder amplifies the difficulties experienced by personality-disordered individuals, exacerbates the precarious nature of their relationships, and raises the skill level needed by service providers attempting to help them. There can be significant professional satisfaction in working effectively with the interplay of addiction and disorders of personality. The book brings focus to the specifics of assessment and treatment for this type of co-occurring disorder and suggests that greater adaptability, fewer self-sabotaging behaviors, and an abstinent lifestyle are all possible. Recovery from both disorders is the journey these individuals take toward greater maturation, reliable impulse control, and coping skills that are not dependent upon the evasion of the demands of living or use of substances to manage stress or uncomfortable affect. Recovery is possible, and service providers can assist these clients on their path to wellness.
Category: Psychology

Co Occurring Disorders

Author : Charles Atkins, MD
ISBN : 9781936128549
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 33.40 MB
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Despite an increased awareness of co-occurring disorders, most current treatment paradigms still focus on one problem or the other, leaving much unassessed, unaddressed, or ignored. Until now - a revolutionary new book from Dr. Charles Atkins that can break the cycles of relapse for those intertwined with substance use and mental illness. Co-Occurring Disorders is a guide to practical assessment and effective treatment approaches for working work with any number of co-occurring disorders. This step-by-step approach, demonstrated through diverse case studies, gives you the tools you need to improve and track your clinical outcomes. This is a must-have resource for both the rubber-meets-the-road clinician, who wants effective strategies and a clear direction for treatment and recovery, and the administrator who creates interventions at the system level with attention to regulatory and reimbursement demands. Also included is a comprehensive state-by-state Guide to Mental Health and Substance Abuse Agencies and Prescription Monitoring Programs Evidence-Based Integrated Treatment, finding the right tool for the job: • Motivational Interviewing • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Strategies • Skills Training • Mindfulness Training • Mutual Self-Help & Peer-Based interventions • Wellness interventions • Recovery based • Family interventions • Assertive Community Treatment and Targeted Case Management • Psychopharmacology including opioid and nicotine replacement strategies Diagnosis-Specific Issues in Co-Occurring Disorders: • ADHD • Depression and Bipolar Disorders • Anxiety and PTSD • Schizophrenia and other Psychotic Disorders • Personality Disorders Substance-Specific Issues in Co-Occurring Disorders: • Alcohol • Opioids • Tobacco • Cocaine and other Stimulants, including "Bath Salts" • Cannabis & Synthetic Cannabis • The Internet and other sources of Drugs Reviews: "A comprehensive, user-friendly compilation of assessment and intervention strategies to be used for clients. It includes a number of worksheets for both clinicians and clients, and is a valuable tool for treatment decision-making." -- Donald Meichenbaum, PhD, noted author and speaker, a CBT founder, and voted one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century "This book is wonderful. I plan to adopt it as a textbook for my MSW Co-Occurring Disorder Program." -- Jaak Rakfeldt, Ph.D., Co-Occurring Disorder Cohort Program, MSW Coordinator, Southern Connecticut State Unviersity Professor "So much valuable information in a user friendly manner, clinicians as well as others will find this book useful in their practice. This resource is a powerful tool and I am especially proud of the way he connects issues related to gender and trauma." -- Colette Anderson, LCSW, CEO The Connecticut Women's Consortium "A clear, concise and straightforward and up to date text on co-occurring disorders has been glaringly lacking in the Behavioral Health Field. Co-Occurring Disorders: The Integrated Assessment and Treatment of Substance Use and Mental Disorders offers students and clinicians at all levels a comprehensive view of the challenges of treating those with a co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder. Written in plain language, Atkins provides a clinical road map beginning with an outline of key issues and ending with treatment planning. Atkins also does what most don’t and that is to stress the importance of peer support, natural supports and self-help. Co-Occurring Disorders: The Integrated Assessment and Treatment of Substance Use and Mental Disorders is an important addition to any educator’s and clinician’s bookshelf." --Eileen M. Russo, MA, LADC, Assistant Professor, Drug and Alcohol Recovery Counselor Program, Gateway Community College, New Haven, CT "As a person that has lived with bipolar disorder for many years and has proudly disclosed my personal journey of recovery, I know there are many people who would greatly benefit from the treatments suggested in this powerful book-co-occurring services are rarely done in such a comprehensive way." -- Dr. Karen A. Kangas, Director of Operations, Advocacy Unlimited, Inc.
Category: Psychology

Sane

Author : Marya Hornbacher
ISBN : 9781592859887
Genre : Self-Help
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Marya Hornbacher, author of the international best-sellers Madness and Wasted, offers an enlightening examination of the Twelve Steps for those with co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders. Marya Hornbacher, author of the international best sellers Madness: A Bipolar Life and Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia, offers an enlightening examination of the Twelve Steps for those with co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders.In this beautifully written recovery handbook, New York Times best-selling author Marya Hornbacher applies the wisdom earned from her struggle with a severe mental illness and addiction to offer an honest and illuminating examination of the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous for those with co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders.Relaying her recovery experiences, and those of the people with whom she has shared her journey, Hornbacher guides readers through the maze of special issues that make working each Step a unique challenge for those with co-occurring disorders.She addresses the difficulty that many with a mental illness have with finding support in a recovery program that often discourages talk about emotional problems, and the therapy and medication that they require. At the same time, Hornbacher reveals how the Twelve Steps can offer insights, spiritual sustenance, and practical guidance to enhance stability for those who truly have to approach sanity and sobriety one day at a time.
Category: Self-Help

Integrated Group Therapy For Bipolar Disorder And Substance Abuse

Author : Roger D. Weiss
ISBN : 9781609184773
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 44.87 MB
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Packed with practical clinical tools, this book presents an empirically supported treatment expressly designed for clients with both bipolar disorder and substance use disorders. Integrated group therapy teaches essential recovery behaviors and relapse prevention skills that apply to both illnesses. The volume provides a complete session-by-session overview of the approach, including clear guidelines for setting up and running groups, implementing the cognitive-behavioral treatment techniques, and troubleshooting frequently encountered problems. In a large-size format for easy reference and photocopying, the book features more than 30 reproducible handouts, forms, and bulletin board materials.
Category: Psychology

The Asam Principles Of Addiction Medicine

Author : Richard K. Ries
ISBN : 9781469883793
Genre : Medical
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In the midst of an addiction epidemic, this newly updated edition of The American Society of Addiction Medicine Principles of Addiction Medicine, 5th edition is the sought-after text every addiction researcher and care provider needs. This comprehensive reference text dedicates itself to both the science and treatment of addiction. You’ll receive a thorough grounding in both the scientific principles behind the causes of addiction and the practical aspects of clinical care. Chapters are written by recognized experts, covering areas such as the basic science of addiction medicine; diagnosis, assessment and early intervention; pharmacologic and behavioral interventions; mutual help and twelve-step; and co-occurring addiction, medical and psychiatric disorders—backed by the latest research data and successful treatment methods. Features: Numerous figures, tables and diagrams elucidate the text Chapters include case examples List of data research reports provided at end of each chapter NEW material on Prescription Drug Abuse, Club Drugs, Nursing Roles in Addressing Addiction, Conceptual and Treatment Issues in Behavioral Addictions, Rehabilitation Approaches to Pain Management, Comorbid Pain and Addiction, Pharmacotherapy for Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders, Preventing and Treating Substance Use Disorders in Military Personnel, and more.
Category: Medical

The Addictive Personality

Author : Craig Nakken
ISBN : 9781592858026
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 70.57 MB
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Craig Nakken brings new depth and dimension to our understanding of how an individual becomes an addict. Second EditionSince its publication in 1988, The Addictive Personality has helped people understand the process of addiction. Now, through this second edition, author Craig Nakken brings new depth and dimension to our understanding of how an individual becomes an addict. Going beyond the definition that limits dependency to the realm of alcohol and other drugs, Nakken uncovers the common denominator of all addiction and describes how the process is progressive.Through research and practical experience, Nakken sheds new light on:Genetic factors tied to addictionCultural influences on addictive behaviorThe progressive nature of the diseaseSteps to a successful recoveryThe author examines how addictions start, how society pushes people toward addiction, and what happens inside those who become addicted. This new edition will help anyone seeking a better understanding of the addictive process and its impact on our lives.
Category: Self-Help

A Restful Mind

Author : Mark Zabawa
ISBN : 9781592857524
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 87.82 MB
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Individuals coping with one of a range of mental health disorders. Psychotherapists, psychiatrists, private practice professionals looking for tools for clients. Clergy and religious leaders.
Category: Self-Help

Double Trouble In Recovery

Author : Howard Vogel
ISBN : 9781592859863
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 20.2 MB
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Since 1989, clients with severe co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders have found experience, strength, and hope through the Twelve Step group Double Trouble in Recovery (DTR). Since 1989, clients with severe co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders have found experience, strength, and hope through the Twelve Step group Double Trouble in Recovery (DTR). This is the equivalent to the Alcoholics Anonymous Book for those dealing with severe mental illness and addiction. Priced economically for distribution to group members.
Category: Self-Help