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The Pivotal Role of Identity and Self-Worth in Addiction & Recovery, with Matt Elliott

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
The Pivotal Role of Identity and Self-Worth in Addiction & Recovery, with Matt Elliott
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:I’ve been reminded of something over the past few months: Stories of hope are all around us, even if we don’t hear them. Just last week, I got to speak to my coworker from a former life, Steve Andrews, whose son had a frightening brush with death during the throes of his substance […]

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The Intersection of Autism and Addiction, with Dr. Brandon Park

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
The Intersection of Autism and Addiction, with Dr. Brandon Park
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:On several occasions, Hopestream has hosted conversations about the complex intersection of substance use and other issues like anxiety, trauma, and ADD.  But there’s one convergence we haven’t yet discussed: substance use, addiction, and autism.  After searching for a trustworthy specialist, we're finally covering this topic today with neuropsychologist Dr. Brandon Park, Founder

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Dr. Gabor Maté on The Myth of Normal; The Roots Of Our Kids’ Struggles, Pressure On Today’s Parents, The Need For Community, And A Path To Healing

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Dr. Gabor Maté on The Myth of Normal; The Roots Of Our Kids’ Struggles, Pressure On Today’s Parents, The Need For Community, And A Path To Healing
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:Are you ready for a deeply personal and thought-provoking hour? Dr. Gabor Maté is well known for his unflinching look at childhood trauma and how it manifests in our lives, and he does not disappoint in this raw, honest, and candid conversation. I'm even the recipient of an impromptu therapy session looking at

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Teasing Apart The Complexities Of Gender Identity, Neurodiversity, Substance Use And Mental Health In Young People, With Sean Garcia

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Teasing Apart The Complexities Of Gender Identity, Neurodiversity, Substance Use And Mental Health In Young People, With Sean Garcia
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:If there's a perfect storm of complexity and confusion for parents of adolescents and young adults it's the intersection of a mental health condition, neurodiversity, substance use and gender identity. It's overwhelming to know which aspect of these to address first, or do you address them all at once? Sean Garcia is a

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Reframing the ADHD Diagnosis and Understanding Why People Self-Medicate with Marijuana, with Dr. Ned Hallowell

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Reframing the ADHD Diagnosis and Understanding Why People Self-Medicate with Marijuana, with Dr. Ned Hallowell
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:If you have a son or daughter with ADD or ADHD you already know the struggle…especially if it's not officially diagnosed and you're floundering with the very real symptoms. You probably also know about self-medicating with marijuana and the slippery slope that follows. Dr. Ned Hallowell, prolific author (most recently ADHD 2.0) and

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Teens, Addiction, Residential Care & Natural Highs with Derek Bowles

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Teens, Addiction, Residential Care & Natural Highs with Derek Bowles
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:Derek Bowles knows a LOT about teens, addiction, substances, and the residential care kids sometimes need when local resources aren't working. Derek founded Crossroads Academy in Ogden, Utah over 13 years ago to serve as a place where adolescent boys who are struggling with substance misuse can get away from their home environment

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