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The resources below provide a look into the impact that Substance Abuse Disorders have on both the individual and the family.
What's your Story? Family, Addiction and the Brain | Dr. Melissa Vayda | TEDxHarrisburg
This TED talk shares Melissa’s personal experience about growing up as the child with a mother addicted to alcohol and opiates. Highlighting her path to peace and understanding, she shares four important life-changing lessons for those of us who love an addict. Dr. Vayda has dedicated much of her career to higher education and the study of social constructions that limit individual potential. Currently serving as an Education Strategist for Penn State University College of Medicine, she is helping to develop and implement an innovative approach to medical education. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Wasted: Exposing the Family Effect of Addiction | Sam Fowler | TEDxFurmanU
After her brother was diagnosed with the disease of addiction, Sam Fowler and her family had to change the way they lived their lives. In her talk, she tells about her experiences suffering from “the family disease." This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
How Substance Abuse and Alcoholism Affects the Family - Reach Recovery
Substance Abuse Recovery by Reach Recovery can be found at https://reachrecovery.org. Substance abuse and alcoholism affects the family. ✔️🔔 SUBSCRIBE NOW: https://reachrecovery.org/subscribe ✔️💬 ONLINE ON-DEMAND COUNSELING: https://reachrecovery.org/hope ✔️🎗️ DONATE: https://reachrecovery.org/donate There is a common misconception that substance abusers believe. They often think "I am only hurting myself." This is not a true belief. In fact, dependency upon chemicals causes one to behave in ways that hurt the people closest to them. It: 1- Dominates the user's thoughts and priorities. 2- Occupies the user's time, money, and attention. 3- Deteriorates the user's values and behavior. All of these changes directly affect the whole family and has a negative impact on the family. What impact does this behavior have on the family? It creates constant unpredictability. Family members struggle to adapt to the unstable ways of the user: 1- The non-user begins to develop emotional and physical problems. 2- Family member becomes filled with anger, guilt, shame, hurt, fear, and loneliness. 3- They can suffer from rejection, abandonment, and other forms of abuse. What's really at stake for the families of substance abuse or alcoholism? Unfortunately, this is a lose/lose situation for everyone. Healthy family relationships are lost. 1- Lack of trust -- brief periods of sobriety do little to lesser tension since the family has learned not to rely upon the addicts promise. 2- Inability to communicate effectively -- families have learned by trial and error not to talk about problems, and their experience with substance abusers and alcoholics have proven to lead to more fights and arguments. 3- Inappropriate coping skills -- the family has lost the ability to deal with emotions in a healthy way. As addiction progresses, family tension & hopelessness increases. Love becomes confounded by feelings of hatred, eventually finding themselves unable to separate the person from the problem. Can families take back what was lost? Certainly, families can win in these situations, but it will take work and time. As we've talked about, the natural course for families in these situations is for families to revolve around the chemically addicted, giving them all the attention. The chemically addicted revolves their life around the chemical. The focus of both the user and non-user in the family is wrong. The family member has relinquished control of their lives to the user. In order to stop this cycle, the family members must regain control of their own lives! http://youtu.be/-33JlmR1Ans Facebook: https://fb.com/reachrecovery Twitter: https://twitter.com/reachrecovery Instagram: https://instagram.com/reach.recovery ✔️ SUBSCRIBE ON YOUTUBE: 👉 https://reachrecovery.org/subscribe ✔️ ON-DEMAND ONLINE COUNSELING: 👉 https://reachrecovery.org/hope ✔️ DONATE: 👉 https://reachrecovery.org/donate #substanceabuse #drugaddiction #chemicaladdiction #alcoholism #alcoholic #relapseprevention #betterhelp #onlinetherapy #onlinecounseling Disclaimer: This information is provided by Reach Recovery, a US registered 501(c)3 non-profit Christian ministry. We are NOT DOCTORS or licensed addiction counselors. We are commissioned Christian ministers, with a staff member who holds a Graduate Certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling. Additionally, we are members of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC.net) where we uphold their code of ethics. The content in these videos are informational, educational, and aim to raise awareness as well as provide hope and encouragement to individuals and their family members battling drug and alcohol dependencies. We cannot guarantee or promise you that you’ll stop drinking or stop abusing substances as we don’t know you or the effort that you will apply. We are not responsible for how or if you will even decide to use this information. The information within these videos are provided as a resource only and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes. Please seek professional help when needed because this is not to be used as a substitute when professional diagnosis or treatment.
The Ripple Effect of Addiction | Brennan Harlow | TEDxDayton
We often hear about the effects of substance abuse on the individual, but what about the impact it has on those around the individual. A Junior at Chaminade-Julienne, Brennan shares his personal story about that ripple effect. Brennan Harlow is a junior at Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School. He is on the varsity swim team and plays tennis. Brennan is also heavily involved in performing arts at school. He loves singing in his a cappella group, Phoenix, and does improvisational acting. After high school, he hopes to become an electrical engineer and has dreams of working for Apple. Brennan is driven by his love for his family and community, and he hopes that by sharing his story he can make an impact in the greater Dayton area. Brennan’s talk is adapted from his popular TEDxYouth@ Dayton performance, given earlier this year. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Drug Abuse, Causes, Signs and Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment.
. Chapters 0:00 Introduction 2:17 Causes of Drug Abuse 3:39 Symptoms of Drug Abuse 4:37 Diagnosis of Drug Abuse 4:57 Treatment of Drug Abuse Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse, is a patterned use of a drug in which the user consumes the substance in amounts or with methods which are harmful to themselves or others, and is a form of substance-related disorder. Widely differing definitions of drug abuse are used in public health, medical and criminal justice contexts. In some cases criminal or anti-social behaviour occurs when the person is under the influence of a drug, and long term personality changes in individuals may occur as well.In addition to possible physical, social, and psychological harm, use of some drugs may also lead to criminal penalties, although these vary widely depending on the local jurisdiction. Drugs most often associated with this term include: alcohol, cannabis, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cocaine, methaqualone, opioids and some substituted amphetamines like methamphetamine and MDMA. The exact cause of substance abuse is not clear, with the two predominant theories being: either a genetic disposition which is learned from others, or a habit which if addiction develops, manifests itself as a chronic debilitating disease.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA/NIH)
Coping with COVID-19 and Substance Use Disorder (SUD)
NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow discusses the challenges faced by those in recovery or struggling with addiction and NIH research dedicated to understanding SUD-related health risks during the COVID-19 pandemic. This video can also be viewed at: https://www.drugabuse.gov/nidamed-medical-health-professionals/resources-to-help-your-patients-sud-during-covid-19-pandemic https://www.drugabuse.gov/nidamed-medical-health-professionals/resources-to-help-your-patients-sud-during-covid-19-pandemic https://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/covid-19-resources https://www.drugabuse.gov/about-nida/noras-blog/2020/04/covid-19-potential-implications-individuals-substance-use-disorders Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: https://www.drugabuse.gov/comment-policy
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA/NIH)
Why are Drugs So Hard To Quit
Quitting drugs is hard because addiction is a brain disease. Your brain is like a control tower that sends out signals to direct your actions and choices. Addiction changes the signals in your brain and makes it hard to feel OK without the drug. This video from NIDA explains addiction in simple terms and offers a hotline to help you or a loved one find treatment. For more information, visit http://www.easyread.drugabuse.gov This video can also be viewed at: http://easyread.drugabuse.gov/quit-drugs-video.php http://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/addiction-science Audio Transcript: http://easyread.drugabuse.gov/quit-drugs-audio-transcript.html Video Description and Transcript: http://easyread.drugabuse.gov/quit-drugs-full-video-description.html Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.drugabuse.gov/comment-policy
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA/NIH)
Anyone Can Become Addicted to Drugs
You might think that only some types of people can get addicted to drugs. The truth is, it can happen to anyone, whether you're young or old, rich or poor, male or female. This video from NIDA explains addiction in simple terms and offers a hotline to help you or a loved one find treatment. For more information, visit http://www.easyread.drugabuse.gov This video can also be viewed at: http://easyread.drugabuse.gov/drug-addiction-video.php http://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/addiction-science Audio Transcript: http://www.easyread.drugabuse.gov/drug-addiction-audio-transcript.html Video Description and Transcript: http://www.easyread.drugabuse.gov/drug-addiction-full-video-description.html Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.drugabuse.gov/comment-policy
Psychology of Drug Addiction & Substance Abuse Disorder, Causes & Solutions
♥ Help Support This Channel @ http://www.patreon.com/psychetruth 130+ Exclusive Videos @ http://www.psychetruthpatrons.com ↓ Follow Me! Social Media Links Below ↓ Psychology of Drug Addiction & Substance Abuse Disorder, Causes & Solutions IN this video psychiatrist Dr. Colin Ross, M.D. discusses the psychiatric diagnosis of Substance Abuse Disorder and discusses its treatments, underlying causes and diagnostic criteria. Visit Dr. Ross' website at; http://www.rossinst.com/ Full List of Dr. Colin Ross Videos; https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvP8YsX0ebXamJdwWPfmEefYD2QHpxtaz Follow our Social Media https://www.instagram.com/psychetruth http://www.facebook.com/psychetruthvideos http://www.pinterest.com/psychetruth http://www.twitter.com/psychetruth http://www.youtube.com/psychetruth http://www.psychetruth.net Related Videos Is Alcoholism a Disease or Genetic? Alcohol Abuse & Mental Health https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8JBVBHuLoA Power of Placebo Effect Explained. Is It Real? The Truth Talks Colin Ross & Corrina Rachel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVoYthEq64U Why Mental Health Diagnoses Change, Psychiatrists Dr. Colin Ross & Corrina Rachel The Truth Talks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fjv9zEx_QjI Official Corrina Rachel Psychetruth Playlist http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDF033982F291462D Featuring Corrina Rachel http://www.corrinarachel.com http://www.youtube.com/corrinalovesjazz http://www.Facebook.com/CorrinaRachel © Copyright 2015 Target Public Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. #Psychetruth #WellnessPlus
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