Addiction Recovery System
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Addiction Recovery System

A self help guide to quit smoking, drinking and using drugs.
3.2 (5 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
77 students enrolled
Created by Doug C
Last updated 11/2013
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $50 Discount: 80% off
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 2.5 hours on-demand audio
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn the 12 steps of recovery
  • Learn what works to recover from addiction
  • Learn how people stay sober
  • Learn to quit smoking
  • Learn to manage cravings
  • Learn to manage triggers
  • Learn to quit drinking
  • Learn to stop misusing RX
  • Learn to stop using drugs
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Requirements
  • A willingness to commit to recovery
  • A computer to listen and view this educational material
Description

You get several hours of educational content to help you commit to a recovery lifestyle, including:

  • 12 steps of recovery presented in audio format by a therapist
  • 11 documentaries showing how people recovered from addiction
  • Interviews with therapists and addicts on a variety of addiction topics
  • Worksheets for the 12 steps and documentaries to apply what you are learning to your own recovery
  • Techniques to manage cravings and understand triggers
  • A treatment center directory
  • A quiz to review what you have learned and what might help you recover from addiction and stay sober

If you want to quit smoking, drinking, using drugs or misusing RX medication, then this is the motivational and educational course to get you started on the right track. Here are a few testimonials about some of our content...

TESTIMONIALS

"The public knows all about the drama and chaos of active addiction. What they don't know, understand and appreciate is RECOVERY! This video breaks down the "celebrity only" image and provides a glimpse into the lives of everyday people in recovery. Real people, real recovery."

-Robert J. Lindsey, M.Ed., CEAP
President and CEO
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD)

"These vignettes are powerful, riveting and compelling. They portray the impact of recovery as well as the diversity of this disease which impacts persons from all geographic areas, all economic areas and all professional backgrounds."

-Dr. Ronald J. Hunsicker, D.Min.
President/CEO
National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)

Who is the target audience?
  • Addiction treatment professionals
  • Smokers
  • Drug users
  • Substance abusers (RX medications)
  • Alcoholics
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Curriculum For This Course
59 Lectures
09:16:50
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:53

Addiction treatment centers will treat your addiction. However, you must be willing to make the first step to commit to the recovery lifestyle. This course will provide you with the motivational foundation you need to quit smoking, quit drinking, quit misusing prescription medication and other pills, and quit using drugs.

Preview 01:53
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The 12 Steps of Recovery
12 Lectures 02:15:53

We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable.

Preview 12:22

Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.

Step 2 - Faith
13:13

Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.

Step 3 - Surrender
14:17

Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.

Step 4 - Soul Searching
12:28

Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.

Step 5 - Integrity
15:49

Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.

Step 6 - Acceptance
11:17

Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.

Step 7 - Humility
08:08

Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.

Step 8 - Willingness
08:33

Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.

Step 9 - Forgiveness
11:13

Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.

Step 10 - Maintenance
10:36

Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out.

Step 11 - Making Contact
09:56

Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to others, and to practice these principles in all our affairs.

Step 12 - Service
08:01
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Stories of Recovery
11 Lectures 01:00:11


Documentary - Michelle shares her story
05:09

Documentary - Tommy shares his story
04:10

Documentary - John shares his story
03:17

Documentary - Bernard shares his story
03:12


Documentary - Rebecca shares her story
03:01



Documentary - Dan shares his story
04:41
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Learning experiences and advice from addicts and therapists about addiction
33 Lectures 01:49:08

Justin - Heroin Addiction
05:15

Justin - Inhalants
04:40

Justin - Opiate withdrawal memory and sobriety affirmation
04:49

Justin - Opioid Withdrawal
02:42

Justin - Oxycontin
05:19

Justin - PTSD
05:02

Justin - Recovery Advice
04:06

Justin - Relationship Advice
06:03

Justin - Self Esteem
03:45

Justin - Suboxone
05:26

Justin - Treatment for Substance Abuse
07:37

Mark - Addiction Medication
07:20

Mark - Anxiety
02:30

Mark - Buprenorphine
05:59


Mark - Mental Health
05:54

Mark - Methadone
00:42

Mark - Psychotherapy
02:07

Mark - PTSD
02:54

Mark - Relapse Prevention
01:50

Mark - Schizophrenia
05:24

Mark - Vivitrol
03:37

Sarah - Amphetamines
01:47

Sarah - Help for Addiction
00:44

Sarah - Narcotics Anonymous
01:17

Sarah - OCD
01:17

Sarah - Pain Killer Addiction
00:36

Sarah - Relapse
01:13

Sarah - Signs of Addiction
00:50


Sarah - Vicodin
01:04

Sarah - Xanax
01:08
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Triggers, cravings and treatment centers
2 Lectures 01:52
How to manage triggers and cravings
01:52

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Exam on your recovery from addiction
0 Lectures 00:00

Quick multiple choice exam.

Quiz
4 questions
About the Instructor
Doug C
4.3 Average rating
30 Reviews
1,540 Students
6 Courses
Video Producer and E-learning Developer

I have 15 years of professional experience in video production and distance education.

• B.F.A, Film Production, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2000

• Certificate in Distance Education, University of Maryland at Baltimore County, 2015

I started my career producing educational videos for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services followed by the Department of Defense and other groups. My productions have covered a wide range of topics including business, science, technology, multimedia, health, policy and more. I love what I do and hope you enjoy my courses.