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Addiction

  • Addiction (substance dependence) is a complex physical, emotional, and spiritual phenomenon. The brain is the primary target for substances of abuse and dependence. Understanding the structure and function of the brain is key to developing new therapies and medication.

    For our latest On-demand Video series, Katie McQueen, MD, a nationally recognized expert in the field of addiction medicine, discusses the following:

    • Brain receptors and neurotransmitters
    • Learning, memory and addiction
    • Cross addiction
    • Reactivation of cravings and addiction
    • FDA-approved medications

    This recording is from a community presentation Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted on May 14, 2010.

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  • This 3-part series on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is presented by Melanie Lane, LMSW, LCDC, AAC, the Unit Coordinator for the Center for Health Care Services Restoration Center, a detox, public sobering unit, and intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment facility located on the Haven for Hope campus. The presentation aims to: explore interventions that work with drug or alcohol exposed children, explain intervention techniques to motivate parents to seek help, and increase awareness about the impact of alcohol and drugs on the community. This recording is from a community presentation Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted on September 30, 2009.

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  • Do you know a child or teenager who has been diagnosed with a mood disorder? Mood disorders are characterized by a disturbance in mood that affects a person's ability to function successfully. Learn more about these disorders and how they impact children by watching our latest on-demand video series on Mood Disorders in Children and Adolescents. For this 6-part series, Soad Michelsen, MD, child and adolescent psychiatrist at Clarity CGC, provides an overview of the following:

    • How to identify a mood disorder
    • Why symptoms are different for kids
    • Types of mood disorders
    • Risk factors
    • Treatment options

    **Please note that we did experience audio problems throughout this presentation.

    Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted this community presentation on September 16, 2011.

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  • We all have behaviors that we wish we could stop or start. Changing our eating or exercise habits usually ranks at the top of that wish list. So, how do you quit wishing and start doing?

    Learn how to motivate yourself and others to make positive lifestyle choices. For our latest On-demand Video, Shawn Owens, RN, Clarity CGC's VP of Nursing, uses Change Theory to discuss the following:

    • Food and mood
    • Areas of health promotion
    • Stop and Start behaviors
    • Tips for improving your diet
    • Stages of change
    • Interventions for each stag

    This recording is from a community presentation Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted on June 18, 2010.

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