Contemplating treatment?
Let's talk about that.....
• Long term intravenous user
• Street homeless, no stability
• Prone t...
'The therapeutic value of one addict
talking to another cannot be matched'
Peer to peer involvement = Empowering and
Produ...
Into Action....taking the
steps through the
treatment system.
• Emotional wreckage coming through
• Current dehumanising c...
Beyond treatment.... the
bridge to normal living in
the community.
• No comfort zone
• Nothing has changed
• Safety net go...
OR HAVE I MISSED SOMETHING?
NALOXONE AND THE RECOVERY MODEL ILEC London Drug and Alcohol Conference, 2015
NALOXONE AND THE RECOVERY MODEL ILEC London Drug and Alcohol Conference, 2015
NALOXONE AND THE RECOVERY MODEL ILEC London Drug and Alcohol Conference, 2015
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NALOXONE AND THE RECOVERY MODEL ILEC London Drug and Alcohol Conference, 2015

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  • 1. Contemplating treatment? Let's talk about that..... • Long term intravenous user • Street homeless, no stability • Prone to overdoses in the past • Not currently accessing treatment • Poly drug user • Just released from prison, hospital, or rehab • Physical or mental health deteriorating • Age • Prescription painkillers • Got Naloxone?
  • 2. 'The therapeutic value of one addict talking to another cannot be matched' Peer to peer involvement = Empowering and Productive community involvement
  • 3. Into Action....taking the steps through the treatment system. • Emotional wreckage coming through • Current dehumanising clinical environment • Realisation of what you have become, done, not done....truth.... • The cravings, that insatiable need, just one more..... • Flood of emotions overwhelming, mood swings • No sleep, muscle aches, cramps, diarrhea, stomach upset, • Grieving the lifestyle • Honesty, open mindedness and willingness • No self esteem, no confidence, • Family interaction • Drugs were never the problem....
  • 4. Beyond treatment.... the bridge to normal living in the community. • No comfort zone • Nothing has changed • Safety net gone • Everyday things can seem hard • Shame, guilt, embarrassment, fear, • Struggling to cope NALOXONE:THE 'ONLY' CONSISTANT THEORY
  • 5. OR HAVE I MISSED SOMETHING?

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