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Title Trauma and substance abuse
Published [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 86 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
Summary "One patient who I talked to said that she had to lie to be able to get adequate treatment for both disorders. She was told when she went to a PTSD treatment program that she couldn't have substance abuse or she wouldn't be able to get treatment, she had to be clean first. And it's a message a lot of people have heard." Lisa Najavits. Clinical studies of patients in substance abuse treatment programs have shown a high correlation with a client history of trauma. The schism between the trauma and substance abuse treatment fields has meant that patients have been forced to bounce back and forth between PTSD and substance abuse treatment programs, and often are viewed as poor-prognosis. Now, however, model programs are being developed that seek to treat these problems in an integrated fashion. This video series describes the special trauma and substance abuse treatment issues that this dual diagnosis presents. Four survivors of child abuse and/or combat relate how trauma and substance abuse have impacted their lives
Notes Title from title frames
Event Originally produced by Cavalcade Productions in 1998
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Subject Substance abuse -- Treatment.
Post-traumatic stress disorder.
Child abuse.
Adult child abuse victims.
Psychic trauma -- Treatment.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Najavits, Lisa M., onscreen presenter
Abueg, Francis, onscreen presenter
Brown, Pamela Jean, onscreen presenter
Dansky, Bonnie S., onscreen presenter
Keane, Terence M., onscreen presenter
Lovern, John, onscreen presenter
Ross, Colin A., onscreen presenter
Kanopy (Firm)