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Know Your Term Episode 8: Medication Assisted Treatment

Head on over to our newest YouTube post for Know Your Term Episode 8. In this episode we will explore Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), what it means, what are the benefits, and general information about it. Don’t have a ton of time? No worries! The video in under three minutes long.

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Know Your Term Episode 7: Substance Use Disorders

Head on over to our newest YouTube postfor Know Your Term Episode 7. In this episode we will explore what a substance use disorder is and how it is diagnosed as per the DSM-5 criteria. Stay tuned for a future Know Your Term where we may revisit substance use disorders criteria in even simpler terms.

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Know Your Term Episode 6-HALT

This episode of Know Your Term focuses on the phrase HALT. Be aware if you are feeling hungry, angry, lonely, or tired. This concept which is shared often in 12 step meetings and treatment programs is critical in the relapse prevention process. When we feel these states we tend to be more likely to engage in impulsive or destructive behaviors. This increases our risk for relapse in our substance use, other addictive behaviors, and mental illness.

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Know Your Term Episode 5: “The F__k Its”

This episode of Know Your Term focuses on the phrase commonly heard in treatment agencies and in the rooms “The F__k Its “. What does it mean? What are some common causes of “The F__k Its”?

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Know Your Term Episode 4: 12 Step

Hop on over to our YouTube Channel for the latest episode of Know Your Term where we examine the term “12 Step” briefly and what it means.

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Know Your Term Ep. 3: Mental Health vs. Mental Illness

Good day everyone. Have 2.5 minutes to spare? Head on over to our YouTube where we released episode 3 of Know Your Term. This episode will explore the difference between mental health and mental illness and why this distinction is important to make.

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Know Your Term Episode 2: Disease Concept of Addiction

Hey everyone! Thanks for stopping by. Head on over to our YouTube Channel to see us discuss the disease concept of addiction in under three minutes.

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Know Your Term Ep. 1: Addiction

Head over to our YouTube for the first part of our new series of shorts called Know Your Term. This first episode focuses on defining and exploring addiction—all in under 4 minutes!

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