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National Recovery Month (Recovery Month): Podcasts
The effects of deployment, post-traumatic stress syndrome, as well as other stressors of military life can lead to unhealthy coping behaviors and/or addiction to alcohol and drugs in veterans returning to civilian life. This program examines treatment availability and alcohol and drug addiction treatment options available for veterans and their families. The show also addresses current trends and prevalence of substance use disorders among veterans and will shed light on current addiction treatment issues facing veterans and their families.
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Children of alcohol-and drug-addicted parents or guardians are profoundly affected by living with this experience. The show will examine intergenerational vulnerability and the risks involved for alcohol and other substance use disorders by the sons and daughters of addiction-prone homes. Family patterns, denial, and the elements for reaching recovery will be discussed as well as current trends in family interventions and programs.
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This Webcast will look at the implications of student drinking and illicit or licit drug use and the effects on their student life and achievements. Emphasis will be made on the role of the school administrators and the academic community in reversing current trends. Parental and other influencing factors related to youth and young adult behaviors will also be addressed.
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This Webcast will explore addiction treatment services and interventions at each segment of the justice system. The sectors covered by this show include: community policing, points of arrests, initial interventions for first time offense, drug courts, response to relapse, prison services, and services regarding re-entry into society.
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