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Beyond 12 Steps - Substance Abuse Treatment Model

Posted by GVT Admin on Jan 31, 2018 9:00:00 AM

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It seems that society has always struggled with substance abuse. The human animal is uncomfortable with the constant torture of his normal brain chemistry and now and then seeks to escape to a more comfortable altered state. This, however, is a dangerous game. Apparently, we easily become addicted to the substances that alter brain chemistry and quickly slip into substance use disorders.

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Topics: Social Services Industry News, mental health

The TAO of Social Work... Part Two

Posted by George Ritacco on Sep 5, 2017 3:00:00 PM

Yoga

Permit me to excerpt the article, Yoga For Addiction by Kate Jackson in Social Work Today to discuss the use of yoga as part of the new therapeutic alternatives being tried by social workers facing the virtual epidemic of substance abuse.

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Topics: Nonprofit General, mental health

The TAO of Social Work

Posted by George Ritacco on Aug 31, 2017 11:08:21 AM

FEAR is the social worker’s most formidable enemy. Vulnerable people at risk are the social worker’s constituents, and vulnerable people at risk are, of course, full of fear. Persistent fear always morphs into anger setting up a self-destructive spiral in the vulnerable. Whether working with a population of addicts, immigrants, children at risk, or the elderly, helping clients overcome fear is the first job of the social worker.

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Topics: Social Services Industry News, Child Welfare, mental health

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