chemical dependency


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chemical dependency

n.
A physical and psychological habituation to a mood- or mind-altering drug, such as alcohol or cocaine, especially when resulting in addiction.
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Services will address the ongoing need in Ramsey County for GRH for men and/or women, age 18 and older, with Chemical Dependency (CD) or Co-occurring Mental Illness and Chemical Dependency (MI/CD).
The inpatient facility has 66 acute beds dedicated to the treatment of behavioral and chemical dependency issues.
While I have presented the subject of chemical dependency in the profession to thousands of nurses, students and other groups, millions of nurses and those they live and work with have not yet been reached.
The investigators reviewed the charts of 203 Native American adolescents who had undergone mandated treatment for chemical dependency at a South Dakota inpatient treatment center.
Sometimes patients suffering from chemical dependency need acute care, IV fluids or surgery - services not provided by Serenity Lane.
This section defines chemical dependency and Impaired Practice, presents the RNs responsibility to report, and discusses the specifics of WNA's Peer Assistance Program.
We are either first-generation leaders/executives of chemical dependency treatment organizations, or we learned from first-generation leaders.
Officer Gina Onweiler, the unit's chemical dependency coordinator, said more LAPD employees are seeking help, in part because the department has become more supportive.
The third edition of this well-known, evidence-based text presents new ways of thinking about and addressing problems related to chemical dependency treatment and prevention.
Abandoning the heavy chemical dependency of many modern growers, Joly shares the biodynamic methods with which he lovingly tends his own Coulee de Serrant vineyard, focusing on practices that build soil health and nurture the vine.
Chapters deal with special timely issues such as eating disorders, chemical dependency, combatrelated PTSD, and survivors of sexual abuse.
PMR Corporation and Twin Town Treatment Centers have completed the formation of a joint venture to establish a network of outpatient chemical dependency centers throughout the Western United States.
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