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Healing the Addicted Brain: The Revolutionary, Science-Based Alcoholism and Addiction Recovery Program

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About the Course:

Healing the Addicted Brain is a breakthrough work that focuses on treating drug and alcohol addiction as a biological disease—based on the Recovery Science program that has helped thousands of patients defeat their addictions over the past ten years. It combines the best behavioral addiction treatments with the latest scientific research into brain functions, providing tools and strategies designed to overcome the biological factors that cause addictive behavior along with proven treatments and medications.

This course is based on the book, Healing the Addicted Brain: The Revolutionary, Science-Based Alcoholism and Addiction Recovery Program created by Harold C. Urschel, III, M.D.

Journal/Publisher:

Sourcebooks, Inc.

Publication Date:

2009

Course Material Author

Harold C. Urschel, III, M.D.
Harold C. Urschel, III, M.D., is the Chief of Medical Strategy for www.EnterHealth.com and is the CEO and Founder of the Urschel Recovery Science Institute, which have the goal of combining the best behavioral addiction treatments with the latest scientifically proven medications. He is a board certified physician in both addiction and general psychiatry.

Harold C. Urschel, III, M.D. authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about healing the addicted brain. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Acknowledge the disease concept as well as pro-addiction and pro-recovery thoughts.
  2. Cite examples on combating triggers and cravings and identify the medications that initiate recovery and help maintain sobriety.
  3. Discuss the 12-step recovery plan, and how to deal with difficult emotions as well as how to deal with dual diagnosis.
  4. Analyze the recovering family, acknowledge the difference between lapse and relapse, and cite examples of health and nutrition in recovery.
  5. Explain how one regains enjoyment and pleasure from sober living and true recovery.

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