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Personal Medicine: Becoming Active Agents in Our Own Recovery - November 2017

Personal Medicine: Becoming Active Agents in Our Own Recovery - November 2017

Personal Medicine: Becoming Active Agents in Our Own Recovery was presented on November 28, 2017, by Jerry Fouchey, BS, MA, SpA, CADC; Dawn Farm Outpatient and Personal Medicine therapist. Personal Medicine is any activity a person adopts because it helps them feel better and increases their sense of “Wellness.” When we talk about Personal Medicine, we are not talking about a prescription ordered by a doctor, nor are we talking about over-the-counter medications, vitamins, herbal remedies or street drugs. Personal Medicine is all about “Skills not Pills;” or things we do, not things we take. In other words, Personal Medicine is the behaviors and habits we develop that help us enjoy life and address concerns we have for various areas of our lives. Conditions such as sleep disturbance, psychiatric symptoms including anxiety and depression, and chronic pain can challenge the substance use disorder recovery process. For many people, these symptoms are the understandable, situational respon

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