Video by Dr. Dawn Elise Snipes on integrative behavioral health approaches to improving mental health and reducing mental illness.

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Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)
Neurochemical Causes & Interventions
Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes
Executive Director, AllCEUs Education
Objectives
~ Learn what PAWS is
~ Explore why PAWS happens
~ Identify steps to take to reduce and cope with PAWS
What is PAWS
~ PAWS affects people who have engaged in addictive behaviors
~ The effects are based on factors
~ Age
~ Gender
~ Length and amount of use
~ Physical health
~ PAWS begins after acute withdrawal and lasts for up to a year

Summary
~ Recovery involves creating a new life where it is easier to not use
~ Be completely honest with yourself and others
~ Ask for help
~ Practice self-care. Make a daily routine that allows time to rest and relax.
~ Create and maintain your recovery boundaries
~ Identify and stay in touch with your support system. It can be family, friends, counselors, health care providers, spiritual or religious group.
~ Be compassionate and treat yourself with patience and understanding, giving yourself time to heal

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