treatment


Elizabeth Epstein – Cognitive Behavioral Treatments for Alcohol Dependent Women

(music playing) Elizabeth Epstein: Since 1989, I’ve pretty much been focusing on developing what we call cognitive behavioral treatments for alcohol use disorders. My colleague, Barbara McCrady and I have been working on developing cognitive behavioral treatments specifically for alcohol dependent

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Dry vs Sober: Exploring the Dry Drunk Syndrome

Gayle: What detox does, is it gets the drug out of your system so that you’re not being influenced by a mood-altering drug any longer; but that’s not the problem. The problem is not really the alcohol, the problem is alcohol, or drugs, have been the solution. Jen: There’s a big difference

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12 Steps: Triggers in Drug and Alcohol Recovery — Relapse Prevention

Jen: One of the things we’ve learned over time and through studies is that there are internal triggers that occur long before anyone picks up a drug or a drink. Debbie: Usually with someone who relapses a lot, it’s something inside, something you can’t get over or deal with. Jen

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Pam’s Recovery Story: Family or Alcohol

My name is Pam, and I struggled with Alcohol for over three years. I got to a low point where I was faced with losing my family. Initially, when I was a social drinker and somewhat controlled, it was fun. You know, it’s a social lubricant, we had a great time, but as I got deeper and deeper

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