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Its all about connection....

Posted by LP User on Friday, November 16, 2018,

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+recovery++addiction&qs=n&sp=-1&pq=you+tube+recovery+addict&sc=1-24&sk=&cvid=F9846A3B5473486F98BC177C270393C1&ru=%2fsearch%3fq%3dyou%2btube%2brecovery%2b%2baddiction%26qs%3dn%26form%3dQBRE%26sp%3d-1%26pq%3dyou%2btube%2brecovery%2baddict%26sc%3d1-24%26sk%3d%26cvid%3dF9846A3B5473486F98BC177C270393C1&view=detail&mmscn=vwrc&mid=153FE5349E434E753BF3153FE5349E434E753BF3&FORM=WRVORC

Instead of separating and isolating the addict (person with substance use ...
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Its all about connection....

Posted by LP User on Friday, November 16, 2018,

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+recovery++addiction&qs=n&sp=-1&pq=you+tube+recovery+addict&sc=1-24&sk=&cvid=F9846A3B5473486F98BC177C270393C1&ru=%2fsearch%3fq%3dyou%2btube%2brecovery%2b%2baddiction%26qs%3dn%26form%3dQBRE%26sp%3d-1%26pq%3dyou%2btube%2brecovery%2baddict%26sc%3d1-24%26sk%3d%26cvid%3dF9846A3B5473486F98BC177C270393C1&view=detail&mmscn=vwrc&mid=153FE5349E434E753BF3153FE5349E434E753BF3&FORM=WRVORC

Wonderful simple explanation of what has been done wrong in terms of helpi...
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TRE in Cape Town

Posted by LP User on Thursday, March 1, 2018,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_bk0Q65avY

Successfully treated with TRE post home invasion. Helpful method of treating trauma.
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Environment can and does have a lasting effect on animals genes; and ours?

Posted by LP User on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, In : TRE 
http://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-have-observed-epigenetic-memories-passed-down-for-14-generations

Understanding how the environment literally changed your dna, may help you understand your current behaviours. If youre in addiction this may help you.
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Amphetamines: "tik" and other stimulants

Posted by LP User on Monday, August 24, 2015, In : addiction treatment 
Amphetamines represent a category of drugs known as stimulants and speed up the central nervous system. They act in a similar way as the natural hormone adrenaline would in the body.

Amphetamines include dextroamphetamines (legally manufactured medications) which have been used for hyperactivity, sleeping and eating disorders; and methamphetamines (illegally manufactured substances eg tik.

Short term effects may include: increased alertness and energy, feeling of well-being, increased heart ra...
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trauma and the brain video: helpful for all professionals working with trauma

Posted by LP User on Thursday, August 20, 2015, In : trauma therapy 
https://vimeo.com/126501517

Great simple video clip explaining how trauma is processed in the brain and how to help the victim.

Fight / flight/ freeze- is a normal survival response. All other functions stop including functions that store memories. Instead the hippocampus pumps cortisol so no pain is felt ie allows you to focus on survival. This is an evolutionary instinctive function.

Trauma= "something that occurs and you feel overwhelmed"----> can lead to ptsd/ vicarious trauma (for professio...
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Self trust in addiction:

Posted by LP User on Monday, March 3, 2014, In : addiction treatment 
The way to build self-trust, Dr Marc Lewis explained, and get over an addiction is for the addict to begin an internal dialogue with his future self to convince his present self that it can, in fact, live without its addiction. Lewis finished by explaining how he did just that. By writing the simple word 'NO' on a piece of paper and reading it at every moment he had a craving, he gradually started believing that if he could cope a few hours without drugs, then he could cope for a few days and...
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Emotional Freedom Technique: EFT

Posted by LP User on Sunday, June 2, 2013, In : trauma therapy 

EFT is a powerful self-help method based on research showing that emotional trauma contributes greatly to disease. Clinical trials have shown that EFT is able to rapidly reduce the emotional impact of memories and incidents that trigger emotional distress. Once the distress is reduced or removed, the body can often rebalance itself, and accelerate healing.

EFT uses elements of Cognitive Therapy and Exposure Therapy, and combines them with Acupressure, in the form of fingertip tapping on 12...


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