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Treating Physical and Mental Dependency with Non 12 Step Rehab

The traditional 12 step rehabilitation program was pioneered in the early 1930’s by Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and was followed later by Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and other similar 12 step programs. The basic premise of these programs is that addiction is a disease that the individual must struggle with for the rest of his life. The […]

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Mental Health Addiction Alliance

  Access to mental health services varies across Ontario It’s been a difficult few years for Ontarians, and if you’re feeling the stress, you’re not alone; a recent survey from the Canadian Association of Mental Health (CAMH) shows increasing levels of daily drinking and cannabis use, as well as high levels of “psychological distress”. The study shows […]

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Why would mental therapy and rehabilitation work better than imprisonment?

by matley0 Question by bhattipimpin88: Why would mental therapy and rehabilitation work better than imprisonment? The question is simple, except I need stats and data. I have googled for an hour and didn’t find much. What states have integrated this technique into there justice system and has it worked? If you are gonna list data, […]

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Research: Do you have mental illness or drug addiction problem?

Question by Ramaul: Research: Do you have mental illness or drug addiction problem? I’m not looking for internet answers, I’m looking for second-hand experience. So if you do have mental illness or drug addiction I would appreciate it if you would please edify me. How do you or other people with mental health and/or addiction […]

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What do they ask in a second interview for a mental health rehabilitation program?

by associate_board Question by : What do they ask in a second interview for a mental health rehabilitation program? I was called back today for a second interview on Monday. It is an excellent opportunity and i really don’t want to screw it up. What are some of the questions that they might ask in […]

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Why do a large number of patients with mental problems refuse to take their medication?

Question by Think about it: Why do a large number of patients with mental problems refuse to take their medication? All medications have side effects as part of the deal. From heart medication to cholesterol and ED meds yet everyone takes their meds except for those who in some cases need it the most – […]

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How effective are medications for mental health and are there risks?

Question by : How effective are medications for mental health and are there risks? Hi, I suffer from A.D.D and depression. But have never been treated with medications. At the advice of my therapist, he says it’s best to try and resolve the problems without medicine first. However, I’m just frustrated nothing is helping, I’ve […]

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Drug Abuse, Mental Illness And Co-Occurring Disorders Video

Drug Use and Mental Health; Target Audience Statement: Primary target audiences for this program will include law enforcement officials, drug prevention spec… The Servants of Hope Society http://www.servantsofhope.ca after 11 months of sobriety from drug addiction, in 7 short days this man hits the depths of despai…

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Are drug-alcohol addictions a diagnosed mental illness or is it a way of life that may involve disorders?

Question by AnonymousGuy: Are drug-alcohol addictions a diagnosed mental illness or is it a way of life that may involve disorders? I know different then normal sexual orientation and reactive attachment disorder are not in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and so while psychologists look into them they are not a known […]

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What are the involuntary spasms associated with taking medication for mental disorders called?

by flickrsampaist Question by WolfmanX: What are the involuntary spasms associated with taking medication for mental disorders called? I saw the term in a psychology book once. It is a side effect of taking medicines for mental disorders that cause involuntary muscle spasms due to the medication. What are they called? What is the medical […]

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