Overcoming Depression (PowerPoint Presentation)

This presentation includes a depression self-evaluation, a myriad of depression facts, and numerous ways to manage your symptoms. Failure to deal with emotional issues such as anxiety and depression often keeps the well-intentioned person from a strong and lasting recovery from drugs and alcohol. Systematic and persistent practice of these skills can make all the difference. (Slide count: 64)

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Understanding Depression

In this lesson we will explore depression, the negative thoughts that accompany it, and strategies to combat it. You will also have the chance to evaluate your own level of depression and find ways to move forward.

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Overcoming Depression (COD Lesson)

Depression is a medical and emotional illness that influences young and old rich and poor. It is common in co-occurring disorders for patients to struggle with depression. The good news is treatment works. This skill builder includes a depression self-evaluation, a myriad of depression facts, and numerous ways to manage your symptoms. Failure to deal with emotional issues such as anxiety and depression often keeps the well-intentioned person from a strong and lasting recovery from drugs and alcohol. Systematic and persistent practice of these skills can make all the difference.

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Overcoming Depression (Part 3)

Join co-hosts Tim Bode and Gaylen Morse as they talk with Dr. Hal Baumchen on the third and final segment about overcoming depression. It can be very difficult to wade…

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Overcoming Depression (Part 2)

Join co-hosts Tim Bode and Gaylen Morse as they continue a discussion with Dr. Hal Baumchen about overcoming depression. Depression is a disturbance or disorder of one’s mood or emotional…

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Overcoming Depression (Part 1)

On today’s program, Dr. Hal Baumchen, along with co-hosts Tim Bode and Gaylen Morse, will discuss depression. This is a the beginning of a three-part series. They will discuss the…

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Mental Health Worksheets

https://youtu.be/Vwr5rnsW568 Mental Health Worksheets Downloadable mental health worksheets and therapist resources. Topics include Managing Anxiety, Depression, CBT, Anger Management, Self-Esteem, Stress Management and more. Only $10 Per MOnth Journey to…

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Overcoming Learned Helplessness

People struggling with substance use disorders, anxiety, and depression frequently complain about feelings of helplessness. They can point to a series of past life circumstances they had no control over.…

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The Family Hurt by Addiction

Family Roles In Addiction This article examines family roles in addiction. Codependency Worksheets & Checklists Someone else’s substance use disorder does not exist in isolation. Their addiction affects friends, family,…

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Understanding Relapse Complexities Part 1

There are internal and external variables that make seeking treatment for substance use disorders difficult. Some internal or personal factors might include lifestyle choices, will power, motivation levels, and personality…

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Worry Will Ruin Your Life

Mental Agony  Many people carry heavy loads of worry, fear, and anxiety. These issues interfere with emotional stability and can create other serious concerns. Anxiety can cause increased problems with…

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Feeling Normal Again

“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Commonly Attributed to Winston Churchill  When the decision to enter recovery is made, the addiction is often out of control. Something must…

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Managing Your Mood During the Holidays

Many people have a difficult time during the holiday season. Throughout the year, but especially from mid-November to mid-January, managing your mood, attitude, and disposition is extremely important. You can…

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Handling Holiday Pressures

A Time to Celebrate  Holiday celebrations can be much-loved occasions, filled with family, friends, and fun. They often come with laughter, family time, parties, music, gifts, the joy of childhood,…

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Managing Emotions Prevents Relapse

Addressing Emotional Problems  It is vital for clients to understand the signs and symptoms of mental illness and address worry, stress, anger, anxiety, depression, and many other emotional concerns. In…

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Specialized Interventions are Necessary

The Need for Specialized Interventions  Chronic drug and alcohol use and abuse can cause physiological and neurological damage. It can compromise intellectual functioning and reduce judgment, insight, reasoning, and processing…

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Treatment Must be Individualized

Complex Problems  Co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders are extraordinarily complex. The drug and alcohol addiction is often used to manage the symptoms of a mental health disorder such…

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