Friday's Progress Notes - October 31, 2003
Mental Health Information - Vol. 7 Issue 16
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1. Identifying alcohol and substance abuse in patients
2. Screening and intervention tools
3. Alcohol and families
4. Gender differences in drug abuse and dependence
5. Children of alcoholics
6. Talking to teens about alcohol
7. Teen alcohol use
8. Employment protection for individuals in recovery
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- Motivational Interviewing as a Counseling Style
- Pathological Gambling: Assessment and Treatment
- Brief Strategic Family Therapy for Adolescent Drug Abuse
- Diagnosing and Treating Co-Dependence
- Ethics: Money and the Therapeutic Relationship
- Ethical and Legal Issues in Psychotherapy
- Ethical Issues with Fees, Billing, and Collections
- PTSD: Professional Interview Series - Part 1
- Chemical Dependency: A Systems Approach
- Brief CBT in the Treatment of Substance Abuse
According to a study funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation,
substance abuse, defined as the problematic use of alcohol,
tobacco, or illicit drugs, is the nation's number one health
problem. Today's newsletter provides resources for dealing
with substance abuse.
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John L. Miller, MD
1. AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN
Recognition of Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Ten percent of the population abuses drugs or alcohol, and 20
percent of patients have substance-abuse problems, excluding
2. NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM
Helping Patients With Alcohol Problems: A Practitioner's Guide
This guide provides screening and intervention tools.
3. NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM
Alcohol and Families
Alcohol involvement has significant implications for child well-being and development.
Drug Abuse and Dependency: Understanding Gender Differences
in Etiology and Management
Researchers have identified important differences between men and women in terms of how drug use begins, how it progresses, and effective methods of treatment.
5. NATIONAL CLEARINGHOUSE FOR DRUG AND ALCOHOL INFORMATION
Children of Alcoholics: Important Facts
Children raised in alcoholic families have different life experiences than children raised in non-alcoholic families.
6. NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM
Talking with Your Teen about Alcohol
To make the most of your conversation, take some time to think about the issues you want to discuss before you talk with your child. Consider too how your child might react and ways you might respond to your youngster's questions and feelings. Then choose a time to talk when both you and your child have some "down time" and are feeling relaxed.
7. NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM
Teen Alcohol Use: Prevention Strategies for Parents
Research strongly shows that active, supportive involvement by parents and guardians can help teens avoid underage drinking and prevent later alcohol misuse.
8. LEGAL ACTION CENTER
Employment Discrimination and What to Do About It
This manual informs providers in 5 states about state and federal laws that protect clients with criminal records, histories of alcohol and drug problems, and HIV/AIDS from employment discrimination.
NY Edition - http://www.hirenetwork.org/pdfs/Employment%20discrimination%20(NY).pdf
CA Edition - http://lac.org/doc_library/lac/publications/050542_ca_disc.pdf
PA Edition - http://lac.org/doc_library/lac/publications/050542_pa_disc.pdf
IL Edition - http://lac.org/doc_library/lac/publications/050542_il_disc.pdf
VA Edition - http://lac.org/doc_library/lac/publications/050542_va_disc.pdf
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