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Rosenthal, Penny J.; Buckalew-Hedin, Jamie – New Directions for Student Services, 2020
This chapter outlines the unique identity transformation needs of college students in recovery and suggests ways universities can support this evolving recovery identity.
Descriptors: College Students, Drug Addiction, Drug Rehabilitation, Identification (Psychology)
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Shadley, Meri L. – New Directions for Student Services, 2020
This chapter details the rationale for and factors important to establishing a collegiate recovery program on campus.
Descriptors: College Students, Counseling Services, Student Personnel Services, Drug Addiction
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Antonio, Carl Abelardo T.; Torres, Chelseah Denise H.; Guevarra, Jonathan P.; Cavinta, Lolita L.; Castillo, Eleanor C.; Hembra, Mariano S.; Fuderanan, Clara H.; Reyes-Sare, Ma. Lourdes; Vista, Salvador Benjamin D. – International Journal of Training Research, 2019
This paper documents and evaluates the Philippine training course for physicians on the assessment and management of drug dependence to provide a model by which other groups may approach capacity development for drug-dependence rehabilitation. Using a case study approach, training-related documents and records for all training activities conducted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Education, Physicians, Course Evaluation
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Day, Elizabeth; Garcia, Juliana; Mathios, Erin; Morrissey, Mary Beth – Journal of Extension, 2020
The opioid epidemic has become a public health crisis; it is important to understand practices Extension educators can use to support affected families. We explored the benefits of a parenting program delivered by Extension educators, the Strengthening Families Program (SFP), for families involved in family treatment court services. Data came from…
Descriptors: Family Programs, Drug Rehabilitation, Courts, Extension Education
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Wallis, Aaron L.; Gretz, David P.; Rings, Jeffrey A.; Eberle, Kiersten M. – Journal of College Counseling, 2019
This article examines the relationship between marijuana use and anxiety symptoms among college students, with a secondary focus on marijuana use and grade point average (GPA). A secondary analysis was conducted on data obtained from the American College Health Association--National College Health Assessment. Results indicated that marijuana use…
Descriptors: College Students, Anxiety, Marijuana, Drug Use
Staatz, Colleen – Mathematica, 2021
In Pennsylvania, subgrantee Philadelphia Works, Inc. partnered with JEVS Human Services to implement the National Health Emergency (NHE) demonstration grant. JEVS Human Services offers both employment and training services and behavioral health treatment and recovery services. By developing partnerships with behavioral health providers, the…
Descriptors: Grants, Community Services, Job Training, Employment Services
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Valkov, Petar – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2018
Addiction to psychoactive substances is a serious problem, involved in a variety of social problems, such as crime, highway deaths, suicide, accidental deaths, hospitalization, poor school performance and dropout, job absenteeism, child and spouse abuse, low self-esteem, depression and anxiety. The purpose of this study is to investigate the…
Descriptors: Birth Order, Correlation, Addictive Behavior, Foreign Countries
Staatz, Colleen – Mathematica, 2021
The workforce system offers work readiness training through nearly 2,400 American Job Centers (AJCs) nationwide. However, people in recovery can face unique barriers to employment not covered in traditional work readiness curricula. New Hampshire has a work readiness program called WorkReadyNH, which it offered free of charge to customers…
Descriptors: Grants, Job Training, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Reed, Bruce J.; Almaguer-Botero, Andrea P.; Grizzell, Saara; Watts, Justin – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2020
College recovery services are designed to provide necessary supports for college students with issues related to substance use disorders to be successful in postsecondary education. However, as a still emerging form of student supports, major issues remain such as funding, the utilization of evidence-based interventions, effective program…
Descriptors: College Students, Drug Addiction, Drug Rehabilitation, College Programs
John Jay College Institute for Justice and Opportunity, 2020
This resource guide is intended for people seeking assistance pursuing college in the community after incarceration. It identifies resources in New York City, as well as the four upstate metropolitan areas to which most people return: Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse. This resource also identifies the Re-entry Task Forces in the twenty…
Descriptors: Institutionalized Persons, Access to Education, Higher Education, Counseling Services
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Luzzatto, Paola; Ruzibuka, Letisia; Njau, Mary; Makoye, Anitha; Mbwambo, Jessie – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2022
An autobiographical, narrative art therapy approach to treat drug addiction was co-developed at the Methadone Clinic of Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. The 10-session art therapy intervention included a group of 7 men. The protocol, as illustrated with a case example, suggests that it could help resolve deep-seated pain,…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Clinics, Self Esteem, Psychological Patterns
Staatz, Colleen – Mathematica, 2021
Community health workers (CHWs) and peer recovery specialists (PRSs) can play an important role in meeting the health care needs of people with opioid use disorder. Registered apprenticeship programs, an "earn while you learn" approach, can help build a certified workforce of CHWs and PRSs by providing classroom and on-the-job training.…
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, Drug Abuse, Narcotics, Apprenticeships
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Knippen, Kerri Lynn; LaVenia, Kristina N.; Burek, Melissa W. – Mid-Western Educational Researcher, 2021
Teach-Ins have historically been used as a way for educators to raise knowledge and awareness around an urgent social problem. We report findings from an action evaluation of the Bowling Green State University (BGSU) Opioid Awareness Teach-In, which was designed to (a) make clear that the BGSU community believes we can work to change the story of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Narcotics, Universities, Consciousness Raising
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 2019
For adolescents in recovery from a substance use disorder, school is a setting that may result in interactions with peer groups who are actively using alcohol or other drugs. Unfortunately, after treatment, these students may encounter multiple risk factors when returning to the setting where their substance use problems originated. Recovery High…
Descriptors: High Schools, High School Students, Drug Rehabilitation, Outcomes of Treatment
Bodenlos, Katie – Mathematica, 2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) partnered with the Pennsylvania State College of Medicine (Penn State) to create a Project Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) series for employers. The ECHO model, which originated in the medical field, provides virtual clinics led by expert specialist teams to discuss…
Descriptors: Employers, Employees, Community Services, Drug Addiction
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