Episode 280 - Elaine Birchall: Hoarding: Assessment, Differential Diagnosis and Treatment
Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 8:44:06 AM
In this episode, our guest Elaine Birchall, MSW describes her work with this under-researched and under-served population. Challenging myths, she defines the disorder, reviews prevalence data, describes risk and safety concerns and the prognosis for those afflicted. Referencing human rights, Ms. Birchall discusses key assessment criteria and the treatment process.
ways to quit smoking & how to prepare, Wednesday, August 19, 2020
By Tina Meadows, BSW :
First look at yourself in the mirror and tell yourself 3 reasons why you want to quit smoking. First reason-for my Children. Second reason-for my health & Third reason-to save money. Go as long as you can without a cigarette & when you can go 8 hours without a cigarette it’s time to quit. I had 3 cigarettes left & I smoked 1 in the morning, my 2nd cigarette I smoked in the afternoon & my 3rd cigarette I held it in between my fingers before I smoked it & I looked in the mirror & said to myself, Tina this is the last cigarette you will ever have, so you Best enjoy it & plan on not having no more cigarettes in the morning. Every time I thought about having a cigarette I would think about my 3 reasons why I wanted to quit & I would total up the amount of money I was saving every time I would want a cigarette & I would think about what I could be spending that money on that was more important, like my children.
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