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2023.06.07 13:58 k1p1ssk Will this behavior calm down?
Tl;dr - new young cat is obsessed with getting our older cat to play - all day and night - will she grow out of it or can we do some training with her?
Hi all! New here. Some background/context: We are an adult only household in a rural area. We have 2 neutered male dogs that are older (7 and 13) that mostly keep to themselves. My mom had to give up her 7-9yr old female cat last spring due to some housing changes, and so we took her in. She took less than a week to adjust to our house, and easily settled into a routine. She was never a shadow cat, and does like to be where we are, but she is not a cuddler. She is incredibly docile, too - lets me trim her claws without so much as a meow in protest. The sweetest girl. Sleeps on the bed with us on occasion, but mostly does her own thing.
About 3 weeks ago, we noticed a small cat hanging around our yard. After watching her for a week and having her bound up to us and literally jumping into my arms, it seemed suspicious to us that she was around so much. We did our due diligence, contacted all the local vets, the animal control officer, posted pictures on several lost pet sites and FB pages, asked all the neighbors about her, but nobody claimed her and all signs pointed to her having been dumped, so we decided to take her in and quarantine her until we were able to get her vetted. She came back with a clean bill of health, got her vaccines, has a spay appt at the end of the month, and has been such an incredible love. She wants to cuddle, and play, and explore. She is probably around a year old, and as I said, she is intact, but getting spayed at the end of the month.
We had planned on keeping her separate from the other animals when we weren’t home or when asleep, but it was fairly obvious from the get go that this wasn’t necessary - everyone has been getting along great! Our only issue is that she seems OBSESSED with getting the older cat to play with her. All day and night, she follows older cat around, meowing and purring loudly, bounding at her, and otherwise causing a ruckus. This has obviously disturbed our sleep, but we can obviously just shut the cats out. But I am worried about the older cat getting to rest herself and being able to happily do her thing! We also would ideally not like to have the bedroom door shut as this also means keeping the dogs in or out, and raises a whole other host of issues with them (water access, autonomy for sleep spaces, etc.). So, I’m wondering a few things - will younger kitty kinda “get the hint” eventually and stop bothering older kitty? Could this be an “in heat” thing? Is there any training we could do to help deter her from this behavior? Picture of the lovelies in the comments… Thanks in advance!
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2023.06.07 13:52 47181synch Is free play banned in your kindergarten/ preschool?
As a behavioral health tech I've noticed a disturbing trend in early classrooms. Instead of free play or open classroom, students have to rotate in groups of 3 in labeled centers. Sometimes they get to choose which center they start at for good behavior. Recess often has to be "earned" by the entire class so they sometimes go several school days without going outside. 1 child's behavior can mean the entire class has no free time. Centers are very labeled, like all play has to be labeled inside. They can't "use it incorrectly" or "like it too much" or that center will be banned. Even in daycares where the kids are there for up to 12 hours a day!
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2023.06.07 13:29 -catholicon 1 (25F) am in love with a man (29M) who claims he loves me back but doesn’t want to be partners unless I change. Now, he is “reconnecting” with an old flame who is married 10 years and has one child.
Met a man through work. Fell for each other fast. Long distance but we agreed to stay friends unless one of us moved. After about a year I moved in with him. We agreed to wait a few months before establishing a relationship. About 3 months go by-during which I looked at his phone and found he was talking to other women. I apologized for invading his privacy (and changed, I learned what I did was wrong and accepted responsibility)but he never apologized for lying to me. The night I found out I had a mental breakdown (yes, I am also learning to control my emotions and heal my mental health) and accidentally broke something of his (for which I replaced and paid for, also took responsibility and made changes). We had many hours of deep conversations to work through things. He finally asks me to be his partner. We dated for one month, then he dumped me. I took it hard. I found out he only asked me to be his partner because he felt pressured, which was also the reason he lied about talking to other woman. We still had love for each other. We continued having deep, productive conversations; getting to understand each other on a deeper level and also trying to sort things out. I’ve been making so many changes to be a better person not just for myself, but for him as well. He has anger issues and took a lot of it out on me, even for things I didn’t do. I ignored it for a while because I felt I deserved it. Finally told him that it’s not fair to treat me like shit, I get he has resentment from me breaking his trust but I can’t be in his life if this is how he’s going to treat me. He finally listened. We continue on, both making changes to be better, still having productive conversations to work through things and understand each other, to help us both heal. He recently reconnected with his first love. They grew up together but he moved to America and they lost contact. They dated very very briefly as teenagers, he ended things. She has now been married for 10 years and has one child with her husband. They both admitted they still love each other. She told him she “thought about him when she was walking down the isle”. He tells me that he’s accepted they will never be together but they talk nonstop all day long… kind of like how him and I used to be. His eyes light up when he talks about her, he gets teary eyed and happy. He says he has no intention on ruining their friendship or her marriage, but they’ve been flirting and having very intimate conversations. Apparently she’s not happy in her marriage- husband checks off all the boxes except her most important one, he is emotionally cold and doesn’t express feelings the way she needs him to. Part of me feels like a second option. Part of me feels like I’m overthinking it- I have a first love too, I’ll always love him as a human and would love to have him in my life as a friend and nothing more, but he passed away 3 years ago. Part of me is so incredibly jealous and wants to tell this woman’s husband she’s kind of cheating on him. Hearing him tell me this is heartbreaking. I understand on some levels as I do see both sides. I do just want him to be happy… he tells me he still has feelings for me but couldn’t see us getting married until I changed, until I learned how to control my emotions and build his trust back again. I want him regardless of what he needs to change as I’m willing to help him change and support him through it. We still live together and we are still sexually active, although the treats me more as a friend. He says even though he has feelings for me, he doesn’t show them because I haven’t changed yet and doesn’t want me to think I can get away with not learning to be better. This situation goes a lot deeper of course. Please try to see both sides of this, rather than make judgements upon reading. We are only humans and only trying to be happy. I’m having a hard time with it all. It’s so stressful and emotional. I don’t know how to feel, I don’t know what to do other than focus on myself. I want him as a partner, I want him to be happy, but I also want to be happy. What are your thoughts on this situation?
Edit: we’ve lived together about a year now. October 2023 will be 2 years we’ve known each other. He broke up with me in January of this year. Since then, I have been emotionally fragile as a lot has happened. I’ve had major shifts in my mood and frequent outbursts in which I am so in my emotions I don’t think logically, which results in me overthinking and sometimes saying things I don’t mean (I uprooted my life and moved to a new state alone, lost a family member, best friend’s sister OD’d, found out my first love died 3 years ago, lost my health insurance, family drama of course, and I also was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, and then I got dumped-NONE of these are excuses for my behavior, but the build up of it all could be a reason for my outbursts). During these outbursts, I usually texted him crying, saying how much I love him or how sad I am, how all I wanted was for him to give me a chance. His response was usually anger, and I always felt crazy after I calmed down. (Yes, I am also working on my mental health, I am getting treatment)
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2023.06.07 13:25 DenCooper89 Is there a reliable way to predict Bitcoin pricing?
- Technical Analysis: This approach involves analyzing historical price data, patterns, and indicators on Bitcoin price charts. Traders use various tools like moving averages, trendlines, and oscillators to identify trends and potential price movements.
- Fundamental Analysis: Fundamental analysis involves evaluating factors that can impact the value of Bitcoin, such as market demand, adoption rate, regulatory developments, macroeconomic factors, and news events. Assessing these factors can provide insights into the potential future value of Bitcoin.
- Market Sentiment Analysis: Monitoring market sentiment through social media platforms, online forums, and news sources can help gauge the overall sentiment surrounding Bitcoin. Positive or negative sentiment can influence short-term price movements.
- On-Chain Analysis: On-chain analysis involves studying data from the Bitcoin blockchain, such as transaction volume, addresses activity, and network metrics. This data can provide insights into the overall health of the network and investor behavior.
- Economic Indicators: Bitcoin's price can be influenced by broader economic indicators such as inflation, interest rates, geopolitical events, and monetary policy decisions. Keeping an eye on these indicators and their potential impact on the market can provide some insights.
It's important to note that even with these methods, predicting Bitcoin pricing with certainty is not possible. The cryptocurrency market is highly speculative and influenced by various unpredictable factors. Therefore, it's essential to approach cryptocurrency investments with caution and never rely solely on predictions. Diversification, risk management, and a long-term investment perspective are generally recommended for dealing with the volatility of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.
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2023.06.07 13:08 SpecialistNo1435 2/- Naked mole rats and there extreme uniqueness genuinely you might wanna take a peak. I talk about their division of labor, cooperative care, communication, aspects of biology.
(Remember in all this they’re almost 100% blind) Now this will be multiple posts as i can’t put out the amount of info i want too in just one What i talk about in each part (only 2 of them) so you can see if your interested in any: Part one
(I’m using this as -/- the left side is the part and the right side is what i’m referring to the claim)
1/1 Division Of Labor
- Roles (Queen, soldiers, workers) - Caste system/Hierarchy - A second caste system in workers
1/2 Cooperative care:
- Roles - Babysitting - Training and socialization - Nursing and grooming - Tending to weak.
- How they communicate - Each family having there own accents - Tactile signals - Chemical signals
2/2 Aspects of biology:
- Having evolved an insanely strong cancer resistance - Living to 30 yrs when rodent sized usually die after 2-4 yrs. - Ability to survive with very low oxygen.
(Whichever number is in the title is the part) 2/1 Communication: Dialects:
Naked mole rats exhibit dialects, where different colonies or family groups have distinct vocalizations and scent profiles. These dialects arise from unique environmental conditions, social interactions, and genetic factors within each colony. The dialects help naked mole rats recognize and differentiate between individuals from their own colony and individuals from neighboring colonies. Vocalizations:
Naked mole rats produce a range of vocalizations to convey information. These vocalizations include chirps, trills, squeaks, and low-frequency calls. Each type of vocalization can carry different meanings, such as signaling danger, indicating mating readiness, or coordinating group activities. Tactile signals:
Naked mole rats also use tactile communication extensively. They have sensitive whiskers and use them to interact and communicate with each other. For example, they engage in nose-to-nose touching, which is a common behavior during social interactions and helps to establish social bonds and convey messages. Chemical communication:
Scent plays a crucial role in naked mole rat communication. They have scent glands located on various parts of their bodies, particularly around their faces. These glands produce specific chemical signals that convey information about individual identity, reproductive status, and social hierarchy. By detecting and interpreting these chemical cues, naked mole rats can distinguish between colony members and outsiders and establish territorial boundaries. 2/2 Aspects of Genetic Biology:
High cancer resistance do to evolving with things like:
• HMM-HA: High-molecular-mass hyaluronan inhibits cell proliferation and promotes tissue integrity, contributing to cancer resistance.
• Contact inhibition: Naked mole rat cells halt division upon contact, preventing uncontrolled growth and the formation and spread of tumors.
• DNA repair: Naked mole rats have highly efficient DNA repair mechanisms that rapidly identify and correct DNA damage, reducing the risk of mutations and cancer development.
• Tumor-suppressing genes: Naked mole rats possess additional tumor-suppressing genes, such as p16, which control cell division and prevent tumor formation, enhancing their resistance to cancer.
Long Lives: (Smaller animals very commonly have faster metabolisms which a species metabolism is how to determine lifespan and how we perceive time)
• Low metabolic rate: Naked mole rats have a relatively low metabolic rate, which reduces the production of harmful byproducts and slows down aging processes. This is because the underground environment lacks abundant oxygen, and naked mole rats have adapted to thrive in low-oxygen conditions i go into next.
• Enhanced oxidative stress resistance: They possess higher levels of antioxidants and increased activity of antioxidant enzymes, protecting against oxidative damage and extending lifespan.
• Efficient DNA repair mechanisms: Rapid identification and correction of DNA damage help maintain genetic integrity and minimize age-related decline.
• Cellular maintenance and protein stability: Effective cellular processes, such as autophagy and protein quality control, preserve cellular health and prevent the accumulation of damaged molecules.
• Insensitivity to age-related conditions: Naked mole rats exhibit resistance to age-related diseases, including cancer, neurodegenerative disorders, and cardiovascular diseases.
Ability to Survive With Low Oxygen intake: • Underground habitat: Naked mole rats adapted to low-oxygen underground burrows, necessitating efficient oxygen utilization.
• Anaerobic metabolism: They can switch to anaerobic metabolism to generate energy without relying on oxygen.
• Oxygen efficiency: Optimized respiratory and circulatory systems allow effective oxygen uptake and distribution
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2023.06.07 12:56 Mumbaieyecare1 Pediatric Eye Care Clinic in Ghatkopar: A Visionary Approach by Dr. Jatin Ashar
Ensuring the health and well-being of our children is of utmost importance, and when it comes to their vision, it becomes even more critical. Children require specialized care to address their unique eye health needs. In Ghatkopar, Mumbai, parents can find solace in the expertise and dedication of Dr. Jatin Ashar at his renowned Pediatric Eye Care Clinic. With a passion for pediatric ophthalmology and a commitment to providing comprehensive eye care, Dr. Ashar has become a trusted name in the field. Let's delve deeper into the exceptional services and compassionate approach offered at this esteemed clinic. Unraveling the Pediatric Eye Care Clinic:
Situated in the heart of Ghatkopar, the Pediatric Eye Care Clinic is a state-of-the-art facility equipped with the latest technology and a child-friendly environment. Dr. Jatin Ashar, a distinguished pediatric ophthalmologist, leads the clinic, bringing years of experience and expertise to benefit his young patients. The expertise of Dr. Jatin Ashar:
Dr. Jatin Ashar is a prominent figure in pediatric ophthalmology, known for his compassionate approach and commitment to excellence. His exceptional credentials and extensive knowledge have made him a sought-after professional in the domain. Dr. Ashar completed his medical education at reputed institutions and pursued specialized training in pediatric ophthalmology. He has worked with numerous children, addressing various eye conditions and providing practical solutions tailored to their unique needs.
Eye Specialist In Ghatkopar Dr. Jatin Ashar
Director and Chief Operating SurgeonMD (AIIMS), DNB, FICO (UK), FAICO & a fellow of L V Prasad Eye Institute Cataract, Cornea, and Refractive surgery specialist Soft-spoken, compassionate, and an intellectual man, Dr. Ashar trained at the prestigious ‘All India Institute of Medical Sciences’, New Delhi; one of Asia’s best! After his post-graduation, he completed his fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment from the world-renowned L. V. Prasad Eye Institute. Later on, he was appointed as the main cornea consultant at the ‘New Tertiary Care Center’ at the same institute. Our remarkable sensitivity to patient's needs and providing the warmth of compassionate healing make us stand apart. Technology is mandatory for high standards of care and Mumbai Eye Care understands that. We use only the latest technology and best-in-class equipment throughout the hospital. Comprehensive Pediatric Eye Care:
At the Pediatric Eye Care Clinic, Dr. Jatin Ashar and his dedicated team offer a wide range of services to ensure optimal eye health for children. They specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of various eye conditions affecting infants, children, and adolescents. Some of the key services provided at the clinic include:
- Comprehensive Eye Examinations: Dr. Ashar conducts thorough eye examinations to assess visual acuity, eye movement, and overall eye health. These examinations help identify refractive errors, amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus (crossed or misaligned eyes), and other ocular abnormalities.
- Vision Correction: The clinic offers a range of corrective measures, including prescription glasses and contact lenses, to address refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Dr. Ashar ensures that the vision correction options provided are comfortable, safe, and tailored to each child's needs.
- Treatment of Eye Conditions: Dr. Jatin Ashar specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of various eye conditions, such as amblyopia, strabismus, pediatric cataracts, congenital glaucoma, and genetic eye disorders. He adopts a multidisciplinary approach, combining the latest medical advancements with personalized care.
- Eye Muscle Surgery: When necessary, Dr. Ashar performs eye muscle surgery to correct strabismus, improving the alignment of the eyes and restoring binocular vision. These surgical interventions are conducted with utmost precision and care to achieve optimal outcomes.
- Parental Guidance and Counseling: Dr. Ashar understands the importance of parental involvement in the care of their children's eyes. He provides guidance and counseling to parents, educating them about common eye conditions, preventive measures, and strategies to promote good eye health in children.
Dr. Jatin Ashar and his team prioritize creating a warm and child-friendly environment at the clinic. They understand that visiting a doctor can be intimidating for young patients, so they go the extra mile to ensure a comfortable experience. The clinic is designed to engage children and ease their anxiety, with colorful décor, interactive toys, and friendly staff who are adept at handling children of all ages. Conclusion:
Dr. Jatin Ashar's Pediatric Eye Care Clinic in Ghatkopar stands as a beacon of hope for parents seeking exceptional eye care for their children. Driven by a passion for pediatric ophthalmology and armed with extensive knowledge and expertise, Dr. Ashar offers comprehensive eye care services that address the unique needs of young patients. With a child-centric approach and a commitment to excellence, Dr. Ashar and his team are dedicated to safeguarding and enhancing the precious gift of sight in children. Name:
Mumbai Eye Care Address:
101/102, Sai Vaibhav CHS, Nr. Vikrant Circle, Ghatkopar (East), Mumbai-400077 Phone:
+91-8451045934, 8451045935, 022-25066699 Website: www.mumbaieyecare.com Website: www.mumbaieyecarecornealasik.com
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2023.06.07 12:40 realhimu Porn is making you a weak person. NLP perspective
Porn weakens a man emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually. Period
This is a fact worth discussing. Many people mistake porn for just a modified version of a sexual experience, assuming it will only impact their sexual health, stamina, or their enjoyment of sex. However, the effects of porn are not confined to these areas. It can distort one's mindset to an incredible degree.
Personally, I felt that it didn't merely start bad habits; it fundamentally changed my identity. It took me an additional 13 years to even begin to feel as if I wasn't the person my mind had come to believe I was. For example, I came to believe, "I don't deserve love," and I wholeheartedly believed it for years before I came out of it.
Now, years later, as a student of NLP researching porn addiction and writing about it wherever I can, I've come to understand that this topic is less discussed than it should be. Think about it. You might find it interesting:
- Our environment shapes how we behave in situations.
- Repeated behaviors alter our abilities.
- Over time, these abilities develop our values and beliefs.
- Our values, in turn, define our identity, or can say "Who We Are".
Can you see the depth of this addiction?
It's not just about sexual fantasy. The following guilt and shame change how we perceive ourselves and others. In fact, we judge our capacity to achieve things based on the stimuli we expose ourselves to.
Maybe this post will strengthen your reason to stay pornfree for one more day, hopefully forever. Other posts
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2023.06.07 12:33 rrmdp 📢 CSKT TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT is hiring a Primary Care Behavioral Health Specialist!
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2023.06.07 12:33 rrmdp 📢 Tribal Health Department is hiring a PRIMARY CARE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SPECIALIST!
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2023.06.07 12:33 rrmdp 📢 CSKT TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT is hiring a Behavioral Health Directors Assistant!
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2023.06.07 12:33 rrmdp 📢 Snohomish County Human Services Department is hiring a Behavioral Health Community Support Specialist!
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2023.06.07 12:25 smaillnaill Are we able to document use of CBT as an occupational therapist?
I’m going to be starting in a high functioning mental health/TBI setting. From my research cognitive behavioral therapy is one of the most evidence based interventions for the setting.
I’m wondering about explicitly mentioning CBT documentation as I’ve read we can incorporate it into our practice and I’m just not sure if we can mention it as it might be more in psychologists Lane.
Also if anybody has suggestions on resources, that would be very helpful.
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2023.06.07 12:05 shekhawati Finding the Best Multi-Super Specialty Hospital in Jaipur: A Comprehensive Guide
When it comes to our health, we all want the best care possible. In a city like Jaipur, known for its rich cultural heritage and fast-growing medical infrastructure, finding the best multi-super specialty hospital can be a daunting task. With numerous options available, it's essential to know what factors to consider and how to make an informed decision. In this article, we will explore the key steps to finding the best hospital in Jaipur
that meets your specific healthcare needs. Research and Gather Information:
Evaluate the Hospital's Specialties:
- Start by conducting thorough research on multi-super specialty hospitals in Jaipur. Look for hospitals that are renowned for their medical expertise, advanced technology, infrastructure, and patient satisfaction. Utilize online platforms, medical directories, and healthcare review websites to gather relevant information. Take note of the hospitals that consistently receive positive feedback and have a good reputation in the community.
Check Accreditation and Certifications:
- Consider your specific medical requirements and look for hospitals that offer a wide range of specialties. Assess the hospital's expertise in areas such as cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, neurology, gastroenterology, and other specialties relevant to your needs. A hospital with a comprehensive range of specialties ensures that you can receive integrated care under one roof, eliminating the need for multiple referrals and transfers.
Assess the Infrastructure and Facilities:
- Accreditation and certifications play a crucial role in determining the quality of healthcare services provided by a hospital. Look for hospitals that have obtained accreditation from recognized organizations such as the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) or the Joint Commission International (JCI). These accreditations indicate that the hospital has met stringent quality standards in patient care, safety, and infrastructure.
Consider the Expertise of Doctors and Medical Staff:
- Visit the hospital's website or contact them directly to gain insight into their infrastructure and facilities. Look for state-of-the-art equipment, advanced diagnostic capabilities, and modern treatment techniques. An ideal multi-super specialty hospital should have well-equipped operation theaters, intensive care units, radiology departments, and emergency services. Additionally, consider the availability of amenities like comfortable patient rooms, ample parking, and cafeteria facilities.
Evaluate Patient Feedback and Reviews:
- The proficiency and experience of doctors and medical staff can significantly impact your treatment outcome. Research the qualifications, credentials, and expertise of the specialists working at the hospital. Look for hospitals that have a team of highly skilled and renowned doctors who are recognized for their contributions to medical advancements. It's also beneficial to check if the hospital invests in ongoing medical education and training programs for their staff to ensure they stay up to date with the latest developments in healthcare.
Assess Affordability and Insurance Coverage:
- Reading patient feedback and reviews can provide valuable insights into the hospital's quality of care. Check online platforms, social media channels, and healthcare forums to gather feedback from previous patients. Pay attention to both positive and negative reviews, considering the overall trends and patterns. However, remember that individual experiences may vary, so it's essential to consider a range of opinions before making a judgment.
- Consider your financial situation and evaluate the hospital's affordability in terms of treatment costs and insurance coverage. Look for hospitals that have tie-ups with reputed insurance providers to ensure a smooth reimbursement process. Additionally, check if the hospital offers various payment options and facilities for easy access to medical loans, if needed.
Finding the best multi-super specialty hospital in Jaipur
requires thorough research, evaluation of specialties, checking accreditations, assessing infrastructure, considering the expertise of doctors, and evaluating patient feedback.
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2023.06.07 11:53 InternationalPlum563 The Role of Counselling in Addressing Substance Abuse and Addiction in University Students
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Substance abuse and addiction among university students are prevalent and concerning issues that can have detrimental effects on their academic performance, personal relationships, and overall well-being. The university years often present new challenges and increased stress levels, making students vulnerable to experimenting with drugs or alcohol. However, it is crucial to recognize that substance abuse and addiction are treatable conditions, and university counselling services play a vital role in addressing these challenges. This article explores the significant role of counselling in addressing substance abuse and addiction in university students, shedding light on effective interventions, support strategies, and the importance of a holistic approach to recovery.
Understanding Substance Abuse and Addiction in University Students
1.1 The prevalence and impact of substance abuse and addiction among university students
1.2 Common substances abused on campuses (e.g., alcohol, marijuana, prescription drugs)
1.3 Factors contributing to substance abuse in the university setting (e.g., academic pressure, social influences, mental health issues)
1.4 The progressive nature of addiction and its impact on academic performance and personal well-being
The Role of University Counselling Services
2.1 Creating a safe and confidential environment for students to seek help
2.2 Conducting comprehensive assessments to evaluate substance abuse and addiction severity 2.3 Collaborating with students to develop personalized treatment plans
2.4 Providing individual counseling, group therapy, and support networks to address underlying issues and promote recovery
2.5 Offering psychoeducation on substance abuse, addiction, and harm reduction strategies
2.6 Referring students to specialized addiction treatment programs or external resources as needed.
Holistic Approaches to Recovery
3.1 Addressing underlying psychological, emotional, and social factors contributing to substance abuse
3.2 Incorporating evidence-based therapeutic modalities (e.g., cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing) to modify addictive behaviors and enhance coping skills
3.3 Encouraging student involvement in support groups, such as 12-step programs or campus recovery communities
3.4 Promoting self-care practices, stress management techniques, and healthy lifestyle choices 3.5 Collaborating with other campus departments and community resources to provide a comprehensive support network.
Prevention and Early Intervention Strategies
4.1 Implementing substance abuse prevention programs and educational campaigns on campus 4.2 Offering early intervention services for students at risk or displaying early signs of substance abuse
4.3 Training faculty, staff, and students to recognize warning signs and refer individuals to counselling services
4.4 Engaging in outreach initiatives to reduce stigma and raise awareness about available resources
4.5 Collaborating with student organizations and residence life staff to create supportive and substance-free environments
Collaborative Efforts and Campus Partnerships
5.1 Establishing collaborations with health services, psychiatry, and student support units to provide integrated care
5.2 Building relationships with local treatment centers and community organizations to facilitate seamless transitions for students requiring higher levels of care
5.3 Promoting interdisciplinary approaches to substance abuse prevention and recovery
5.4 Advocating for policies and practices that support a campus culture of health, well-being, and harm reduction
University counselling services play a vital role in addressing substance abuse and addiction in university students. By providing a safe and supportive environment, personalized treatment plans, and evidence-based interventions, counselling services can empower students to overcome their challenges and achieve recovery. Through a holistic approach that addresses the physical, psychological, and social aspects of substance abuse and addiction, counselling services can help students build resilience, develop healthy coping mechanisms, and regain control of their lives.
Prevention and early intervention strategies are crucial in addressing substance abuse among university students. By implementing substance abuse prevention programs and educational campaigns on campus, counselling services can raise awareness about the risks and consequences of substance abuse. These programs can also provide students with information on healthy coping strategies, stress management techniques, and the importance of seeking help early on.
Collaborative efforts and campus partnerships are instrumental in creating a comprehensive support network for students struggling with substance abuse and addiction. By establishing collaborations with health services, psychiatry departments, and student support units, counselling services can ensure a coordinated and integrated approach to care. This collaboration allows for a seamless referral process and facilitates ongoing support for students throughout their recovery journey.
Furthermore, engaging with local treatment centers and community organizations enables counselling services to connect students with specialized addiction treatment programs when needed. These partnerships ensure that students receive the appropriate level of care, whether it be outpatient counseling, intensive outpatient programs, or residential treatment.
Advocacy for policies and practices that support a campus culture of health, well-being, and harm reduction is another crucial aspect of addressing substance abuse in universities. Counselling services can play an active role in advocating for policies that promote prevention, early intervention, and a supportive environment for students in recovery. This includes advocating for comprehensive substance abuse policies, campus-wide training on recognizing signs of substance abuse, and access to resources for students seeking help.
In conclusion, university counselling services play a vital role in addressing substance abuse and addiction in students. By providing a range of services, including assessment, individual counseling, group therapy, prevention programs, and referrals to specialized treatment, counselling services can help students overcome substance abuse challenges and achieve recovery. Through collaborative efforts, campus partnerships, and advocacy, counselling services can create a supportive and proactive environment that promotes the well-being and success of university students. By addressing substance abuse and addiction, counselling services contribute to the holistic development and overall health of the university community.
2023.06.07 11:39 KameraTaylor Unlocking the Power of Standing Desks: A Path to Enhanced Productivity and Well-being
In the modern age of sedentary lifestyles and office work, finding ways to improve productivity and prioritize our health has become paramount. One solution that has gained significant attention is the standing desk
. This blog post explores the extraordinary benefits of incorporating standing desks into our daily routines, delving into how they can revolutionize our work experience and contribute to overall well-being. Discover the key advantages of standing desks and unlock the potential for a healthier and more productive work life.
Elevating Productivity and Focus: Imagine a workspace where you effortlessly maintain focus and achieve peak productivity. This is precisely what a sit stand desk
offers. By providing an adjustable height feature, these desks allow for seamless transitions between sitting and standing positions. This simple change promotes better blood circulation, heightened alertness, and increased engagement throughout the day. Furthermore, by reducing sedentary behavior, standing desks help combat the mid-afternoon energy slump, leading to improved overall output.
Prioritizing Physical Health: Incorporating movement into our daily routine is vital for maintaining physical well-being in the face of sedentary work. Standing desks can be a game-changer in this regard. By encouraging regular periods of standing, they help alleviate the negative effects of prolonged sitting, such as back pain, neck strain, and poor posture. Additionally, standing promotes muscle activation, core strength, and increased calorie expenditure compared to sitting, fostering weight management and overall fitness.
Nurturing Mental Well-being: Our work environment plays a significant role in our mental health. Standing desks have been shown to have a positive impact in reducing stress levels and enhancing mood. The physical act of standing triggers the release of endorphins, the "feel-good" hormones that boost spirits. Moreover, the ability to adjustable height desk
to personal comfort levels fosters a sense of autonomy and control, creating a positive work environment that contributes to overall mental well-being.
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2023.06.07 11:39 deathbygluten_ what would you say to an 18yr old girl trying to find her path in life?
*TW: SH, eating disorder, suicide*
TL;DR: my little sister is having a complicated and stressful transition to adulthood, i want to know what others might say to her during a time like this
apologies this is long but even if nobody reads it i had to get it all down somewhere, being the family therapist is tiring.
i’m 23 and big sister to the coolest, smartest, most gorgeous 18 yr old sister ever. our 16 ur old brother is the golden child, we both readily admit he’s way more chill and far cooler than us lol. unfortunately for my sister, she’s grown up with a pretty hard road of mental health issues, including multiple stays in behavioral hospitals, severe self harm, food restriction/anorexic tendencies, and several suicide attempts. she’s been in therapy from age 12, medicated since 13. recently she’s gotten in trouble for drinking at school and admitted to me that she’s smoking weed nearly every day. she also described to me stronger feelings of what sounds like DP/DR. if i could bear it all for her i would genuinely do it in a heartbeat.
here’s the thing. she’s got two weeks left of high school and has been working like hell to get her grades up to passing so she can graduate. she really wants this and i know she will achieve it, but school has always been hard for her so her emotions are all over the place with all this stress. it has also taken a toll on my family to help make everything happen in time for graduation—though i will say i’m proud of us all for how quickly and strongly we’ve each rallied around her despite our own plates already overflowing. we’ve been there for meetings with teachers, cops, and school admin, helped with catch-up tests, assignments, and homework, went to family therapy sessions with her reg therapist, as well as helping her thru a night of borderline alcohol poisoning… all in the past threee weeks.
tensions are kinda high with everyone because we’re all helping in so many ways to get her to the finish line (esp spicy btwn her and mom rn), and she seems to be in constant crisis about what happens next. our parents want her to live at home or on campus (20 min across town) and use the year of college they had prepaid for her when she was a child. it’s not so much about going to succeed or do well, just going to have tried it, to see if the experience is for her. she wants to move out on her own and start working immediately, but we’ve talked about how that’s not exactly feasible in our city—plus, she can’t drive yet so getting to a job is harder.
i just want her to focus on enjoying her summer, celebrate the win of graduating for a bit, then start the positive steps she says she wants to do that are good building blocks for any path, like get her license, find a part time job, practice managing her own money, etc. if she wants to keep working or try college it’s ultimately her decision and i know we will all have her back either way.
she’s just having so many struggles with purpose, identity, self image, self esteem, self confidence—more than i did, so i feel lost in guiding her… i just wish i could wave a magic wand and show her how awesome she is, how much better life gets once you’re out of the high school bubble and in a new setting. i tell her all this often but it doesn’t really stick—which i get, all that positive stuff sounded like a bunch of hooey to me at 18.
internet family people, what message do you think she should/would hear the most?
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2023.06.07 10:47 BichonMuther I (28F) don’t think I should have children with my husband (27M)
My husband (27M) and I (28F) have an 8 year old small Bichon Frise, a one year old female Ragdoll cat and a 3 month old Sphinx cat. I love all my animals to death but after getting them all, I’ve realized my husband probably wouldn’t be a good father. I’m unsure if I’m true in this thought.
Our dog, since the new kitten, started marking the house and he’s neutered. My husband gets really angry and yells at our dog and can’t contain his anger when he makes accidents (Never physical abuse). I’ve been calm and have been trying to give him more outside time, more play and be calm in the adjustment. The Sphinx is so young and is taking a bit of time to get used to his new food; so I have to be cautious when he goes to the bathroom and with a baby wipe ready. My Ragdoll is find but we’re still in the introduction phase with the cats so I can’t blame her behavior.
Onto why I think he wouldn’t be a good father. We both have income; although mine is passive, I still believe I contribute. I clean the house and take care of the pets. He works at home and when he’s watching the pets during work, they’re just sleeping. Once I wake up, it’s time to take them outside, feed them, bathe, cut nails, and make sure all pets are well taken care of and happy. This is not an everyday thing but it piles up. He doesn’t know how to file our dogs nails down or how far down he can cut the cats nails. I’m constantly up at night with the kitten making sure he’s okay and isn’t lonely. I’m the only one that bathes the pets and schedules vet appointments (I’m pretty sure he doesn’t even know the name of our vet or their number even though we’ve been there for years) I was up at 3AM making sure under our bed wasn’t a hazard for my kitten so he could sleep in our room. My husband was asleep, but I was more concerned with my kitten so I didn’t really care if he woke up from the commotion. He got angry and said he just wanted to sleep and not help.
I believe that these pets that he adores are being taken care of by me, while he gets to play and hang out with them. It’s as if I’m the mean parent and he’s the fun one. I would love to adopt a child one day but if he gets to toss them to me for the dirty work and late night care while just being the one who pays for health insurance and occasionally contributes to their upbringing I don’t think I would want that. My husband is a wonderful successful man but I’m not sure, do you think it would be okay to still adopt? Is there any advice that can be given?
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2023.06.07 10:47 SavingsSpare8104 STRONGER AND SHINER NAILS: THE BEST PRODUCT LINES!
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2023.06.07 10:44 testbankhub Test Bank For Basic Geriatric Nursing 6th Edition Williams
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Chapter 01: Trends and Issues Test Bank MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. What fact explains the shift of health care focus toward the older adult in the late 1960s? a. Disability was viewed as unavoidable. b. Complications from the disease increased mortality. c. Older adults’ needs are similar to those of all adults. d. Preventive health care practices increased longevity. ANS: D Increased preventive health care practices, disease control, and focus on wellness helped people live longer. DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: p. 1 OBJ: 2 TOP: Aging Trends KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Growth and Development 2. To what age group does the term “aged” apply? a. 55–64 years of age b. 65–74 years of age c. 75–84 years of age d. 85 and older ANS: C The term aged refers to a person s why on reG7T 5–B8.4CyeO Mrs of age. DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: p. 2 OBJ: 1 TOP: Age Categories KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Growth and Development 3. Which of the following is true of ageism? a. It is discrimination against persons solely on the basis of age. b. It causes a person to fear to age. c. It involves the use of cultural sensitivity to address concerns of aging. d. It focuses on resources for the older adult. ANS: A Ageism is a negative belief pattern that influences persons to discriminate against persons solely on the basis of age and can lead to destructive behaviors toward the older adult. DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: p. 4 OBJ: 3 TOP: Ageism KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Psychosocial Integrity: Psychosocial Adaptation 4. What is the most beneficial legislation that has influenced health care for older adult? a. Medicare and Medicaid b. Elimination of the mandatory retirement age Basic Geriatric Nursing 6th Edition Williams Test Bank c. The Americans with Disabilities Act d. The Drug Benefit Program ANS: A The broadest sweeping legislation beneficial to an older adults is Medicare and Medicaid. The elimination of the mandatory retirement age does not apply to health care. The Americans with Disabilities Act deals with all Americans with disabilities, not just older adults. The Drug Benefit Program was added to Medicare but deals only with medications. DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: pp. 15-16 OBJ: 6 TOP: Legislation KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: N/A 5. What housing option for the older adult offers the privacy of an apartment with restaurant-style meals and some medical and personal care services? a. Government-subsidized housing b. Long-term care facility c. Assisted-living center d. Group housing plan ANS: C Assisted-living arrangements offer the privacy of an apartment or condominium with meals prepared and served limited medical care, and a variety of personal services. DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: p. 13 OBJ: 9 TOP: Housing Options KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation 6. The 75-year-old man who has been hospitalized following a severe case of pneumonia is concerned about his mounting hospital bill and asks if his Medicare coverage will pay for his care. What would be the most hUelpSfulNrespTonse by the nurse? a. Medicare Part C pays 50% of all medical costs for persons older than 65. b. Medicare Part B pays hospital costs and physician fees. c. Medicare Part A pays for inpatient hospital costs. d. Medicare Part D pays 80% of the charges made by physicians. ANS: C Medicare Part A pays inpatient hospital costs, Part B pays 80% of physician’s charges, and Part D helps defray prescription drug costs. Medicare Part C allows individuals to receive health insurance through private insurance companies and typically pays entire costs. DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: p. 15 OBJ: 6 TOP: Medicare Provisions KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Psychosocial Integrity: Coping and Adaptation
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2023.06.07 10:32 Marrykjones "Unlocking Your Potential: The Power of PSYCH-K® Therapy for Transformation and Growth"
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You've come to the perfect place if you've ever felt trapped, constrained by self-doubt, or hampered by unfavorable beliefs. Today Katie Kovaleski
will help you explore the fascinating world of PSYCH-K® therapy. PSYCH-K® treatment can help you reach your full potential and promote significant improvement in a variety of phases of your life.
Rob Williams created PSYCH-K® therapy, a potent modality that integrates aspects of psychology, neurology, and subconscious reprogramming methods. It is predicated on the knowledge that our perception of the world is shaped by our beliefs, ideas, and emotions.
We can bring about long-lasting transformation by :
Identifying Limiting Beliefs:
The understanding that many of our limiting ideas, which are frequently created during childhood or as a result of prior experiences, live in the subconscious mind is one of the core principles of PSYCH-K® treatment. The PSYCH-K® method enables us to recognize and change these constricting beliefs into empowering ones through several procedures and approaches.
Rewriting the Subconscious Script :
To rewrite the subconscious script and establish new, empowering beliefs that are in line with our aims and wants, PSYCH-K® treatment uses a range of strategies. For instance, the Balance process helps the conscious and subconscious minds communicate, which enables the deep assimilation of new beliefs. We can advance on our path to personal development by bringing our subconscious beliefs and conscious intentions into harmony.
Have you ever discovered that despite having a great desire to achieve, you end yourself undermining your efforts? Self-destructive behavior can have several root reasons, which PSYCH-K® therapy can help identify. Therapy by Katie Kovaleski
can replace these patterns with empowering ideas that help us achieve our objectives by addressing the fundamental beliefs that underlie them.
Increasing the Possibilities :
The potential of PSYCH-K®
therapy to broaden our sense of what is possible is one of its most impressive features. We can access fresh possibilities and unrealized potential by transforming constricting ideas into powerful ones. The doors to limitless possibilities can be opened by using PSYCH-K®, whether the goal is overcoming anxieties, boosting relationships, enhancing health and well-being, or achieving professional success.
With the help of PSYCH-K® treatment, people can unleash their potential, rewrite their subconscious scripts, and set off on a path of personal development and self-discovery. We may liberate ourselves from the chains of the past and build an abundant and joyful future by recognizing and changing limiting ideas.
Keep in mind that you possess the ability to design the life you desire. With the help of PSYCH-K® treatment, embrace the adventure, realize your potential, and watch as your life develops in ways you never imagined possible.
2023.06.07 10:30 dbt-treatment DBT Skills for Self-Harm and Suicidal Thoughts: Providing Alternatives and Creating Safety Plans
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Self-harm and suicidal thoughts are serious mental health concerns that require compassionate and effective interventions. In order to address these issues, Dialectical Behavior Therapy
(DBT) has emerged as an evidence-based approach that provides individuals with the skills necessary to manage their emotions, cope with distress, and create safety plans. By offering alternatives to self-harm and fostering a supportive environment, DBT empowers individuals to navigate their emotional challenges in healthier ways.
Understanding Self-Harm and Suicidal Thoughts Self-harm
, also known as non-suicidal self-injury, refers to deliberate acts of physically hurting oneself without the intention of ending one's life. Suicidal thoughts, on the other hand, involve contemplating or planning suicide. These behaviors are often associated with underlying mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, or borderline personality disorder. It is crucial to recognize the severity of these struggles and the need for effective interventions.
Overview of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Dialectical Behavior Therapy
(DBT) is a comprehensive therapeutic approach developed by Dr. Marsha M. Linehan. It combines elements of cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and dialectics to help individuals regulate their emotions and improve their interpersonal skills. The core components of DBT include mindfulness skills, distress tolerance skills, emotion regulation skills, and interpersonal effectiveness skills. By incorporating these skills into their daily lives, individuals can develop healthier coping mechanisms and reduce self-harming behaviors.
Providing Alternatives to Self-Harm
Recognizing triggers and warning signs is a crucial step in addressing self-harm
. By identifying these factors, individuals can gain insight into their emotional patterns and develop strategies to manage them. DBT encourages the creation of a personalized list of alternatives to self-harm, such as engaging in physical activities, writing in a journal, or practicing relaxation techniques. These alternatives can help individuals redirect their emotional distress into more constructive outlets.
Creating Safety Plans
Safety plans are essential for individuals who experience self-harm or suicidal thoughts. These plans outline strategies to prevent harm and provide guidance during moments of crisis. A comprehensive safety plan includes several steps. First, individuals must identify coping strategies and resources, such as hotlines or support groups, that they can turn to for help. Establishing a support network of trusted individuals who can offer assistance and understanding is also crucial. Additionally, developing a crisis response plan that includes steps to follow during times of intense distress can help individuals regain control and seek appropriate help. Finally, incorporating self-care practices into the safety plan, such as maintaining a healthy lifestyle and engaging in activities that bring joy, promotes overall well-being.
DBT Skills for Managing Suicidal Thoughts Mindfulness skills
play a vital role in managing suicidal thoughts. By practicing mindfulness, individuals learn to observe their thoughts and emotions without judgment, allowing them to gain a sense of control and distance from their distress. Distress tolerance techniques, such as self-soothing activities or grounding exercises, can provide immediate relief during moments of crisis. Emotion regulation strategies assist individuals in identifying and understanding their emotions, leading to healthier ways of coping. Finally, building interpersonal skills enables individuals to establish and maintain supportive relationships, reducing feelings of isolation and providing a network of support during challenging times.
The Role of Therapy and Professional Support
While DBT skills can be learned and practiced independently, the guidance of a therapist or mental health professional
is invaluable. These professionals can provide a safe and supportive environment for individuals to explore their emotions, develop personalized treatment plans, and monitor progress. Collaborating with therapists allows individuals to tailor DBT skills to their unique needs, fostering greater self-awareness and growth.
DBT Skills for Self-Harm and Suicidal Thoughts at THIRA Health
In conclusion, DBT skills for self-harm and suicidal thoughts offer individuals a comprehensive approach to managing their emotions and finding alternatives to harmful behaviors. By incorporating mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness skills, individuals can develop healthier coping mechanisms and improve their overall well-being. THIRA Health recognizes the effectiveness of DBT in addressing these serious mental health concerns and is dedicated to providing support and resources to individuals seeking help.
DBT Skills, with their focus on mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness, empower individuals to navigate their emotional challenges in healthier ways. These skills provide alternatives to self-harm and equip individuals with the tools needed to manage distress and regulate their emotions effectively. Through the development of safety plans, individuals can create a structured approach to managing crises and ensuring their own safety. At THIRA Health
, we understand the importance of therapy and professional support in the journey toward recovery. Our team of dedicated professionals offers a compassionate and non-judgmental environment for individuals to explore their emotions, learn DBT skills, and develop personalized treatment plans. We are committed to helping individuals build resilience, foster interpersonal connections, and regain control of their lives.
If you or someone you know is struggling with self-harm or suicidal thoughts, seeking help is crucial. THIRA Health is here to support you on your path to healing and recovery. Contact us today
to learn more about our DBT programs and how we can assist you in your journey toward well-being.
2023.06.07 10:27 ly_yangyy [AVAILABLE] Discovering Psychology by Hockenbury (8th edition)