Physical Recovery & Health

  • The Immune System, Stress, STDs, and Reducing Risk

  • Contributors to an Unhealthy Immune System and Strengthening the Immune System

  • Hepatitis and Tuberculosis: Definitions, Transmission, Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment

  • STDs, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis A, and B, and C, & Reducing Risk

  • Depression, Anxiety, & Isolation and The Immune System, Stress, & Physical Health

  • Ongoing Physical Recovery & Post Acute Withdrawal

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The Immune System, Stress, STDs, and Reducing Risk (pages: Subject 4-8 – 4-15; 4-36 – 4-39)
Positive Beginning; The Immune System, Stress, and Physical Health; Components of the Immune System; The Immune System in Action; The Unhealthy Immune System; The Effects of Chronic Stress on Physical Health; Physical Signs and Illnesses Associated With Stress; A Weakened Immune System and Illness; Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs); Transmission of a Sexually Transmitted Disease; Types of Sexually Transmitted Diseases; The Risks of Not Seeking Treatment; The Benefits of Seeking Treatment for STDs; Checking Out Concerns Is Worth It!; Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Defined; Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Defined; Transmission of The HIV/AIDS Virus; The Benefits of Seeking Treatment For HIV/AIDS; Testing and Treatment For HIV/AIDS; Alcohol and Other Drugs Affect Behavior; High Risk Behaviors Associated with Substance Disorders; Reducing The Risky Behaviors of Substance Disorders; Develop a Plan For Protection – When Sober; Reducing Risks – Safe Sex Practices and Resisting Pressure; Safe Sexual Activity; Using a Condom; Reducing Risk With Sexual Partners; Resisting Pressure From Others; Ways To Resist Pressure For Sex; Group Discussions; “Looking For Some Serenity? Try Putting The Serenity Prayer Into Your Day” Inspirational Handout; Positive Closure

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Contributors To An Unhealthy Immune System and Strengthening the Immune System (pages: Subject 4-23 – 4-31)
Positive Beginning; Unmanaged Stress and The Immune System; Substance Abuse and The Immune System; Depression, Anxiety, Isolation, and The Immune System; Externalized Anger Affects Physical Health; A Little Story About How Externalizing Anger Can Eventually Lead To a Coronary; Harmful Hostility; Suppressed Anger Also Affects Physical Health; Anger Management; Strengthening the Immune System; The Trio of Nutrition, Exercise, and Relaxation; Eat Nutritious Food; Exercise Regularly; Practice Relaxation Techniques; Substance Disorders, The Immune System, Stress, and Physical Health; Effects of Substance Disorders on Physical Health; Three Progressive Stages of Physical Health; Medical Problems Come In Various Forms; Effects of Alcohol and Drugs on Women; Effects of Alcohol and Drugs on Seniors; Group Discussions; Positive Closure

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Hepatitis and Tuberculosis:  Definitions, Transmission, Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment (pages: Subject 4-15 – 4-22)
Positive Beginning; Hepatitis; Symptoms of Hepatitis; Hepatitis A Virus; Transmission of Hepatitis A Virus; Prevention and Treatment of The Hepatitis A Virus; Good Hand Washing Techniques; Hepatitis B Virus; Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus; Prevention and Treatment of The Hepatitis B Virus;  Hepatitis C Virus; Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus; Treatment of Hepatitis C; Testing for Hepatitis A, B, & C Virus; Hepatitis Can Be Prevented; The Importance of Seeking Treatment For Hepatitis A, B, or C; Tuberculosis Infection; The Spreading of Tuberculosis Infection; Tuberculosis Disease; How Tuberculosis Develops Into a Disease; Cases of Tuberculosis Are on The Rise; The Benefits of Treatment and Testing for Tuberculosis; Treatment for Tuberculosis Disease; Group Discussions; Positive Closure

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 STDs, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis A, and B, and C, & Reducing Risk (pages: Subject 4-11 – 4-19; 4-36 – 4-39)
Positive Beginning; Types of Sexually Transmitted Diseases; The Risks of Not Seeking Treatment; The Benefits of Seeking Treatment For STDs; Checking Out Concerns Is Worth It; Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Defined; Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Defined; Transmission of the HIV/AIDS Virus; The Benefits of Seeking Treatment For HIV/AIDS; Testing and Treatment For HIV/AIDS; Hepatitis; Symptoms of Hepatitis; Hepatitis A Virus; Transmission of Hepatitis A Virus; Prevention and Treatment of The Hepatitis A Virus; Good Hand Washing Techniques; Hepatitis B Virus; Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus; Prevention and Treatment of The Hepatitis B Virus; Hepatitis C Virus; Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus; Prevention and Treatment of The Hepatitis C Virus; Testing for Hepatitis A, B, and C Virus; Hepatitis Can Be Prevented; Alcohol and Other Drugs Affect Behavior; High Risk Behaviors Associated With Substance Disorders; Reducing The Risky Behaviors of Substance Disorders; Develop a Plan For Protection – When Sober; Reducing Risks – Safe Sex Practices and Resisting Pressure; Safe Sexual Activity; Using a Condom; Reducing Risks With Sexual Partners; Resisting Pressure From Others; Ways To Resist Pressure For Sex; Positive Closure

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Depression, Anxiety, & Isolation and The Immune System, Stress, & Physical Health (pages: Subject 4-41 – 4-49)
Positive Beginning; The Connection Between Untreated Psychiatric or Substance Disorders and Depression & Stress; Untreated Psychiatric or Substance Disorders Produce Chronic Unmanaged Stress; Stress Produces Depressive Symptoms; Psychosomatic Illnesses; The Link Between Depression and Stress; Effects of Depression on the Immune System and Physical Health; Physical Symptoms of Depression; Treatment of Depression Includes Stress Management; Sleep; Energy Levels; Appetite; The Connection Between Untreated Psychiatric or Substance Disorders and Anxiety & Stress; Effects of Anxiety on the Immune System and Physical Health; Physical Symptoms of Anxiety; Treatment of Anxiety Includes Stress Management; The Connection Between Untreated Psychiatric or Substance Disorders and Isolation & Stress; Effects of Isolation on the Immune System and Physical Health; Benefits of a Social Support System To Physical Health; Benefits of Support Groups To Physical Health; The Benefits of Expressing Emotions; The Benefits of Laughter on the Immune System and Physical Health; Group Discussions; “Which Place?” Inspirational Handout; Positive Closure

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Ongoing Physical Recovery & Post Acute Withdrawal (pages: Subject 7-1 – 7-8)
Positive Beginning; Recovery Takes Courage; Recovery Is a Rebirth of a New Life; New Life of Freedom; Identifying The Recovery Process; Comparisons Between “Dry Drunk Syndrome” and “Active Recovery”; Moving Past a Dry Drunk; Process of Recovery; Ongoing Physical Recovery: Post Acute Withdrawal; The Basics About Post Acute Withdrawal; Symptoms of Post Acute Withdrawal; Dual Disorders and Post Acute Withdrawal; Coping With Post Acute Withdrawal; Daily Living Skills; “Coping Strategies” Exercise; Don’t Quit!!” Handout; Positive Closure

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