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June 27, 2013: FROM MALIGNANT SHAME TO RESILIENCE: FROM ADDICTION TO RECOVERY
Comments: 2 | Categories: Research , Therapeutic Techniques
Betty Ford Institute past president Dr Garrett O’Connor shares discoveries from decades of experience on how to recover from addiction: the role of shame, resilience, spirituality and survival in mending broken people, commonalities with survivors of Auschwitz, training doctors –...

June 27, 2013: TTP BUILDS ON STRONG FOUNDATIONS FOR FURTHER GROWTH
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Tom Kirkwood, who recently resigned as TTP’s Chief Executive of Strategic Development in order to pursue other interests, has left the company in a position of unprecedented strength as the UK’s leading treatment provider. He was one of the organisation’s...

June 26, 2013: CHILDHOOD ABUSE IS LINKED WITH FOOD ADDICTION IN ADULT WOMEN
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Addiction-recovery therapists have been aware of it for years – now a study of 57,321 women supports their trauma-related approach, after ascertaining physical and sexual childhood abuse histories in 2001 and current food addiction in 2009. Print-friendly version: Download AddictionToday143-food...

June 26, 2013: GUIDANCE FOR COMMISSIONERS OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL SERVICES
Comments: 0 | Categories: Policies, legislation
The Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health has developed guidance for commissioning drug- and alcohol-recovery services. What will local potential purchasers of your services look for? What points will influence spending decisions? We summarise key information, and give a link...

June 25, 2013:
Comments: 0 | Categories: Jobs, training, professional development
2 JOBS - URGENT DEADLINES FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION MANAGER: £26,000-£30,000pa Organisation:Mount Carmel Location:Streatham, South London Details:Mount Carmel is a successful, independent, and innovative abstinence based alcohol treatment centre providing residential care, day care, aftercare, family support and move-on accommodation. We...

June 4, 2013: GET ON A WINNING STREAK
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Compulsive gamblers who want to stop losing and reclaim their lives, jobs and relationships must start by ‘unpacking’ their thinking. Mark Dempster shares his threefold approach with clients, from casinos to money markets. Print-friendly version: Download AddictionToday142 - Gambling Many...

June 4, 2013: BULLYING IN THE WORKPLACE
Comments: 0 | Categories: Therapeutic Techniques , Workplace
Are you fearful in work? Do you think you are being bullied but cannot define to yourself or others exactly why you feel that way? Don’t risk your recovery – diagnose your dilemma now, advocates Deirdre Boyd. “It never occurred...