Progression of Untreated Disorders

  • Co-Occurring Disorders and Progressive Stages of The Addictive Process

  • Effects of Alcohol, Stimulants, and Cannabis Sativa & Other Drugs on Mental Health

  • Effects of Alcohol, Stimulants, and Cannabis Sativa & Other Drugs on Physical Health

  • Effects of Nicotine/Smoking on Mental & Physical Health, Pregnancy & Infants, and Withdrawal & Quitting Smoking

  • Alcohol: Effects on Mental Health, Physical Health, FAS & FAE and Physical Health Personal Risk Assessment

  • FAS (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome) & FAE (Fetal Alcohol Effect) Symptoms, Treatment, and Self-Forgiveness

  • Identifying Areas of Problems or Consequences Related to Substance Abuse and Dependence

  • Personal Assessment of the Consequences and Problems of Substance Abuse and Dependence

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Co-Occurring Disorders and Progressive Stages of The Addictive Process (pages: Subject 3-45 – 3-54; 3-55 – 3-56)
Positive Beginning; Frequency of Co-Occurring Disorders; Substances Can Trigger The Onset of a Psychiatric Disorder; Effects of Co-Occurring Disorders on the Brain; Psychiatric Disorders and Alcohol & Drugs Do Not Mix; Specific Drugs and Mental Health; Five Stages of Drug Effects Among The Dually Diagnosed; Progressive Stages of the Addictive Process; Vernon Johnson Model; Learns The Desired Mood Swing Stage; Seeks The Mood Swing Stage; Harmful Use Stage; Acute Stage, Pain Relief; Chronic Stage, Use to Live; Terminal Stage, Escape Life; Stage “Identification” Exercise; Identifying Problems Related to Substances; Problems Can Be Hard to Identify; The Picture Is Not Accurate; An Accurate Picture Makes the Difference; Severity of Problems Increase; “But It’s Not That Bad – Really!”; “Just How Bad Does It Have to Get?”…Warning Signs of Problems; Group Discussions; “The Fifteen Questions J & The Fifteen Solutions” Inspirational Reading; Positive Closure

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Effects of Alcohol, Stimulants, and Cannabis Sativa & Other Drugs on Mental Health (pages: Appendix IA-1 – IA-2; IA-6 – IA-8; IA-11 – IA-14)
Positive Beginning; Effects of Alcohol on Mental Health: Brain & Thinking, Personality & Mood, Behavior; Effects of Amphetamine, Methamphetamine, Cocaine, or Crack Cocaine on Mental Health: Brain & Thinking, Personality & Mood, Behavior; Effects of Cannabis Sativa (Marijuana, Hashish, or Hash Oil) on Mental Health: Brain & Thinking, Personality & Mood, Behavior; “Personal Identification of Effects” Exercises & Group Discussions; The Brain Can Heal With Your Help – and With Time; “Change” Inspirational Handout; Positive Closure

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Effects of Alcohol, Stimulants, and Cannabis Sativa & Other Drugs on Physical Health (pages: Appendix IVA-1 – IVA-2; IVA-8 – IVA-12; IVA-21 – IVA-22)
Positive Beginning; Alcohol – Drug Classification: Depressant; Alcohol and Drug Combinations Equal High Risk; Alcohol and Prescription or Other-the-Counter Medications; Combinations That Increase Drug Potency; “Physical Complications of Alcohol Abuse or Dependence” Handout; Effects of Amphetamine, Methamphetamine, Cocaine, or Crack Cocaine on Physical Health; Risk From Injection Stimulants (Shared Needle Syndrome); Over-Amping (Too High a Dose); Acute Cocaine Poisoning and Overdose; Effects of Cannabis Sativa (Marijuana, Hashish, or Hash Oil); “Personal Identification of Effects” Exercise & Group Discussions; Which Place” Inspirational Handout; Positive Closure

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Effects of Nicotine/Smoking on Mental & Physical Health,  Pregnancy & Infants, and Withdrawal & Quitting Smoking (pages: Appendix IA-9; IB-17 – IB-19; IVA-13 – IVA-18; IVB-16;  Subject 8-72 – 8-73)
Positive Beginning; Nicotine/Smoking: Effects on Mental Health; Drug Classification: Stimulant; Drug Action: Stimulates Central Nervous System; Nicotine/Smoking: Withdrawal; Acute Symptoms of Nicotine Withdrawal; Tobacco-Related Deaths; Health Risks Associated With Secondhand Smoke; Nicotine/Smoking Effects of Alcohol and Drugs on Fertility, Pregnancy, Delivery, and Prenatal Effects on Infants Through Their Adulthood; Quitting Smoking; Positive Closure

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Alcohol: Effects on Mental Health, Physical Health, FAS & FAE and Physical Health Personal Risk Assessment (pages: Appendix IA-1– IA-2; Appendix IVB-1; IVB-4;IVB-8; IVB-10)
Positive Beginning; Effects of Alcohol on Mental Health; Physical Complications of Alcohol Abuse or Dependence; Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (AS) and Fetal Alcohol Effect (FAE) Are Sensitive Topics; Recovery and Hope; The Path to FAS or VAE Varies; Self-Forgiveness Is Key to Health Parent and Child; “Physical Health Personal Risk Assessment” Worksheet Handout; Positive Closure

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FAS (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome) & FAE (Fetal Alcohol Effect) Symptoms, Treatment, and Self-Forgiveness  (pages: Appendix IVB-1– IVB-12)
Positive Beginning; Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effect (FAE) Are Sensitive Topics; Education Results in Better Choices; Diagnosing FAS or FAE; Criteria of Diagnosis; Myths and Facts About FAS; Recovery and Hope; Learning About FAS and FAE Is Important; Prevention Always Includes Planning Pregnancies; Treatment of Children With FAE or FAS; Educational Placement For FAS/FAE Children; Cultural Support For Families, Parents, and Foster Parents; The Path To FAS or FAE Varies; Effects of Alcohol on Infants Through Their Adulthood; Self-Forgiveness Is Key To Healing Parent and Child; Positive Closure

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Identifying Areas of Problems or Consequences Related to Substance Abuse and Dependence (pages: Appendix III-87 – III-88)
Positive Beginning; Areas of Problems or Consequences Related to Chemical Dependency; Medical Problems or Consequences; Psychological or Emotional Problems or Consequences; Cognitive or Thinking Problems or Consequences; Relationship Problems or Consequences; Family Problems or Consequences; Behavioral Problems or Consequences; Social Problems or Consequences; Worsening of Co-Occurring Psychiatric Symptoms or Consequences; Sexual Problems or Consequences; Work or Employment Problems or Consequences; Financial Problems or Consequences; Legal Problems or Consequences; Housing Problems or Consequences; Spiritual Problems or Consequences; Positive Closure

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Personal Assessment of the Consequences and Problems of Substance Abuse and Dependence (pages: Subject 3-57 – 3-59)
Positive Beginning; Vicious Cycle of Substance Abuse and Psychiatric Problems; Problems Associated With Substance Abuse Among Dually Diagnosed; Severity of Problems Increase With Continued Abuse; The Connection Between Abuse and Hospitalizations; Expecting a Different Outcome From The Same Set of Circumstances; “Personal Assessment of the Consequences and Problems of Substance Abuse and Dependence” Worksheet Handout & Exercise; Positive Closure

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