Recovery Out Loud
Trauma and Addiction

Trauma and Addiction

October 4, 2021

This episode of Recovery Out Loud features audio from a previously recorded webinar hosted by Niznik Behavioral Health. Many of our educational programs qualify for CE credit, which is currently offered to participants of live webinars or in-person sessions ONLY. For more information about upcoming events, visit us online at www.niznikhealth.com.

 

In this one-hour webinar, our panel of experts discuss the connection between trauma and substance abuse. They’ll offer perspectives on the intersection, including:

  • The definition of trauma and its impact
  • The connection between trauma and substance abuse
  • Challenges faced by addicts and their families 
  • Effective assessment and intervention strategies 
  • Available support and resources for other professionals 
Approaching Diversity: A Clinical Perspective

Approaching Diversity: A Clinical Perspective

October 4, 2021

This episode of Recovery Out Loud features audio from a previously recorded webinar hosted by Niznik Behavioral Health. Many of our educational programs qualify for CE credit, which is currently offered to participants of live webinars or in-person sessions ONLY. For more information about upcoming events, visit us online at www.niznikhealth.com.

In this one-hour webinar, our panel of experts define diversity in psychotherapy. Diversity in counseling involves therapists demonstrating an understanding of their clients and their struggles with cultural issues and other related experiences. Always emphasizing caring and empathy, diversity in counseling enables therapists to better address unique challenges, considering how a client’s experience may be different from their own.

Understanding Love and Sex Addiction

Understanding Love and Sex Addiction

October 4, 2021

This episode of Recovery Out Loud features audio from a previously recorded webinar hosted by Niznik Behavioral Health. Many of our educational programs qualify for CE credit, which is currently offered to participants of live webinars or in-person sessions ONLY. For more information about upcoming events, visit us online at www.niznikhealth.com.

 

Sex and love addiction is a group of intimacy disorders related to dysfunctional attachment with primary caregivers. Sex addiction has no specific etiology in theory but one potential cause may be lack of physical nurturing from the primary caregiver leads a child to attempt to physically nurture themselves. Other thoughts are that the child is aroused in a sexual manner too early in their life or trauma creates such emotional pain that the child must self soothe in a sexual way in the absence of discovering other means, such as food, alcohol, drugs, etc.
In this one-hour webinar, our panel of experts define sex & love addiction and discuss contributing factors, root causes and treatment options.

 
Problematic Screen Use

Problematic Screen Use

October 4, 2021

Audio from this episode of Recovery Out Loud is sourced from a previously recorded Niznik Behavioral Health webinar. Many of our educational programs qualify for CE credit, which is currently offered to participants of live webinars or in-person sessions ONLY. For more information about upcoming CE events, visit our website at www.niznikhealth.com.

 

In this one-hour webinar, our panel of experts define screen addiction and discuss contributing factors, root causes and treatment options.

Our Commitment to Safety: Niznik Behavioral Health and EarlySense

Our Commitment to Safety: Niznik Behavioral Health and EarlySense

October 4, 2021

Audio from this episode of Recovery Out Loud is sourced from a previously recorded webinar announcing the partnership between Niznik Behavioral Health and EarlySense. For more information, visit our website at www.niznikhealth.com.

The health and safety of all clients across Niznik Behavioral Health’s network of addiction treatment facilities is and always has been our top priority. As a nationwide provider of behavioral health services, we are continuously evaluating and updating our policies and procedures to ensure our clients receive the highest quality of care. This dedication to excellence includes seeking new techniques and technologies to aid us in creating safe and welcoming spaces for those in need. As part of our commitment to comprehensive wellness, Niznik Behavioral Health implements the EarlySense Continuous Monitoring System.

All About Vaping with Megan Bush

All About Vaping with Megan Bush

September 8, 2021

This week host Noelle Carmen speaks with Safe Landing Recovery's lead therapist Megan Bush about vaping, its dangers, and what parents need to know to keep their children and teens safe.

 

For more information about Niznik Behavioral Health, visit: www.niznikhealth.com

 

For more information about Safe Landing Recovery and its services, visit: www.safelandingrecovery.com

 

Human Connection and the Impact of Addiction with Greg Powers, LCSWS

Human Connection and the Impact of Addiction with Greg Powers, LCSWS

May 24, 2021

Our host Noelle Carmen speaks with Discovery Point Retreat Clinical Director Greg Powers to discuss the importance of human connection, the different ways we learn to connect with others, and the impact connection has on addiction and addiction recovery.

For more about Recovery Out Loud, visit our website: www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/

View the video for this interview here: www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/recovery-out-loud-human-connection-and-the-impact-of-addiction-with-greg-powers/

Boundaries vs. Punishment with Andrea Horwitz, LCSW

Boundaries vs. Punishment with Andrea Horwitz, LCSW

May 24, 2021

Boundaries are vital in addiction recovery -- both for the person in recovery and their family members and friends. But there is a significant difference between setting and enforcing boundaries and punishment, which can have negative effects on someone's recovery journey. Our host Noelle speaks with Andrea Horwitz on the subject of navigating the line between support, enforcing boundaries, and how to avoid falling into punishing behaviors.

For more about Recovery Out Loud, visit our website: www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/

View the video for this episode's interview here: www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/rol-boundaries-vs-punishment/

Steering Our Teens Away from Drugs with Andrea Baskin MS, LMHC

Steering Our Teens Away from Drugs with Andrea Baskin MS, LMHC

May 24, 2021

Parenting a teenager is challenging enough without the additional factor of a developing substance abuse disorder. While we often associate the teen years with experimentation and rebellion, but at what point does normal teen curiosity enter dangerous territory? What should parents know about how to navigate the difficult journey of teen addiction recovery? Our host Noelle speaks with teen addiction treatment specialist Andrea Baskin on the subject of how to recognize signs of teen substance abuse, the dos and don'ts of your response, and how to find resources for help.

 

For more about Recovery Out Loud, visit our website: www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/

Interventions 101

Interventions 101

May 24, 2021

Addiction and substance abuse disorders are covert diseases that often thrive by convincing us that we have everything under control and there is no problem. For those outside looking in, watching a friend, family member, or loved one struggle with substance abuse is a painful and terrifying experience. What do you do when you know someone needs help but they may not see it for themselves? Interventions are more complicated than what you see on TV, which is why our host Noelle Carmen is sitting with a panel of interventionists and addiction recovery specialists to cover everything you need to know about interventions and what happens next.

 

For more about Recovery Out Loud, visit our website: www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/

View the video for this week's episode here: www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/recovery-out-loud-interventions-101/

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