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RecoveryPlus Workplace

Recovery Plus: Workplace wellbeing MAPPING MOTIVATION: CAN I APPLY 'THIS STUFF' TO MYSELF? Can the principles of how best to motivate even the most resistant people – those in active addiction – be applied to other areas of life? Yes, shouts Shahroo Izadi. HOW TO CREATE A THERAPEUTIC ALLIANCE IN 10 MINUTES Don’t waste that first desperate call for help from someone seeking addiction recovery. SPOTLIGHT ON PERINATAL SUBSTANCE USE Maternity issues at work are made even more complex when substance use is involved. Valerie Kading shares the statistics and briefs us on what to address and what is helpful. BEST-PRACTICE DRUG AND ALCOHOL POLICIES When dealing with drugs or alcohol in the workplace, employers are faced with three choices. A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE NEUROSCIENCE OF ADDICTION “If addictions are a medical disorder, why do we treat them behaviourally? Simple. Behavioural therapies can change brain chemistry!” explains Professor Carlton Erickson. UNDERSTAND THE STAGES OF CHANGE We summarise Professor Carlo DiClemente’s globally feted Stages of Change model. GUIDE FOR SUCCESSFUL SOBER COMPANIONS Made popular by the Elementary TV series, what are sober companions, sober coaches or recovery coaches? And what essentials should they offer? Philip Fisher provides answers. WHO'S WHO: CATALYSTS FOR CHANGE We get out and about with Nacoa in Parliament, at the Recovery Plus conference, at Castle Craig's London launch and StreetScene's 25th anniversary. Keep the invites coming. HOW TO FIND: SELF HELP GROUPS How to contact the mutual-aid groups recommended by WHO and NICE. HOW TO FIND: PROFESSIONAL CARE If you or a loved one want the best of treatment for an addiction problem, find it here. WHAT STOPS US ACTING? Identify and understand cognitive bias by the problem it's trying to solve. Make it useful. 41 42 44 46 48 50 52 56 60 62 66 your library’s essential reference September 2016 5


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