PTSD & Substance Abuse: Overview & Treatment


 

PTSD & Substance Abuse: Overview & Treatment – Robyn Walser, of the National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, addresses the issue of self-medication and substance abuse in returning OEF and OIF veterans, many of whom suffer from PTSD. This program presents and overview of the problem and introduces some of the effective treatments. Series: Treating the Invisible Wounds of War: Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans, Families and Care Providers [10/2009] [Health and Medicine] [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 16285]

 

California Treatment Advocacy Foundation Launches Legal Referral

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LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–California residents who have been improperly denied substance abuse treatment by their insurance company now have …
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Anti-substance abuse ordinance approved

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… comprehensive anti alcohol, tobacco and other substance abuse program in all … guided towards seeking the treatment most appropriate to his or her needs.
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US 'drug czar' addresses addiction at Betty Ford Center

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Gil Kerlikowske, the country's 'drug czar,' in a speech today at the Betty Ford Center, said talking to people in treatment and recovery for prescription drug abuse, …
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3 Responses to PTSD & Substance Abuse: Overview & Treatment

  • mrbigbrob1 says:

    ANYONE GOT SOME SERIOUS ANSWERS FOR ME ALL OTHERS STAY THE FUC@##$ OUT OF THIS TOPIOC PEOPLE THAT WHAT TO TALK TO ME ABOUT THIS REACH ME AT MY E-MAIL,GODDAM VA AINT GOT NO ANSWERS FOR ME,DOCTORS AINT GOT NO ANSWERS,……ALL? IT IS IS THE MILITARY IM X-MILITARY AND I CANT EVEN GE T HELP,I WAS DISCHARGED IN 1981(PEACETIME) AFTER 18 MONTHS OF SUPERIOR SOLDIERY AS A 11C10/RECON BUT WAS REMENDED TO A A.D.A.D. PROGRAM AND FOR BEING AWOL MY DISCHARGE IS A CHAPTER10 AND VA SAY TO ME WE CANT HELP YOU!

  • mrbigbrob1 says:

    I HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO FIND ANY INFO ON? PTSD AND THE PRISON SYSTEM,JUVENILE SYSTEM,THE CONSEQUANCES OF BEING TAKIN FROM YOUR FAMILY AT THE AGE OF 14 YEARS OLD PUT IN JUVENILE HALL IN SAN LEANDRO,CA. FOR 4 YEQRS,GOING TO AND FROM BOYS HOMES AND INSTITUTIONS,HAVING TO SURVIVE AS A JUVENILE WITHOUT BEING BEATIN OR KILLED, PEER PRESSURE IN SCHOOL BEING CALLED NAMES,PEOPLE LAUGHING AT YOU THEN GOING TO PRISON WHERE YOU SEE DEATH EVERYDAY,PEOPLE TRY TO KILL YOU YOU BECOME AN ANIMAL,WE ARE THE OITHERS

  • motonegros says:

    GOD = good orderly direction,? worked for me.

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