He was given a prescription for Flexeril and Toradol. Toradol 60 mg injection was performed on this visit for low back pain.
When ask Mr. Byrnes about his employment history he replied that he was in the Army from 2002 to 2006 and was honorable discharge. He explained after the Army he stayed with a girlfriend for a little while and some friends however things never worked out because of his distrust of people and the government. He never lived independently so he does not know how it may feel to have his own home.
The client is s a nine year old male in the third grade. He lived with his mother Carol and stepfather for a period of time. He currently is living in a foster home as result of his emotionally disturbed behavior. Jason presenting problem is whether he should stay in his current placement, move to an alternative setting, or return home.
D: Client was on time for intake appointment. Together, discussed the assessment recommendation and barriers to successful treatment outcomes. Client reviewed and signed of all treatment admission paperwork, including treatment agreement, ROIs, THS treatment policies, THS alcohol drug Services patient rights, THS patient responsibilities, THS health and safety information, THS counselor disclosure information, patient grievance procedures, THS HIV/AIDS information, THS notice of privacy practices, referral to Quit smoking, and marijuana policy. Treatment plan was developed, which was focused on Dim 4, 5, and 6; focusing on developing readiness to change, identifying relapse potential, and building a strong family and social support system.
In the state of Massachusetts a prescription is required from a doctor in order to distribute hypodermic needles. In the year 1990, two citizens of the city of Lynn started a needle exchange program in an goal to fight against the spread of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome also known as (AIDS). The two men legally purchased new sterile needles over-the-counter in Vermont. The defendants were at a specific location on Union Street in Lynn from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. every Wednesday evening in 1991 until their arrest made in June 19. They accepted dirty needles from society in exchange for clean needles; they exchanged between 150 and 200 needles each night ranging from 50-60 people. The defendants didn’t believe in charging for the service or
Opiate addiction is much different than that of other substances that are abused and can cause addiction. Opiate addiction is a serious problem in our country and will become an even bigger problem in the years ahead. The persistent use of opiates and is thought to be a disorder of the central nervous system. Though opiate painkillers are prescribed by physicians, opiate addiction is an insidious medical disease. But since opiate addiction is far more than a behavior problem, treatment requires more than just therapy.
The primary purpose of this article would definitely be informative as the author uses many statistics and facts to inform the audience how serious heroin addiction can be. The author mentions that “deaths from heroin rose to 8,260 in 2013.” That number has quadrupled since the year 2000. The rise of deaths caused from heroin cannot be ignored. The impact of heroin has spiraled out of
The game was between the Bears and Tigers. The Tigers were down by one in the ninth inning, with the bases loaded. The team 's season was hanging in the hands of the batter Henry Rhodes. A thirteen year old boy who moved to Illinois from Maryland, when he was five. The boy was struggling at the time with a 127. batting average. The tying run was at third and the winning run was at second, and Henry knew it. The pressure was building up for him as he stepped into the batter 's box.. The intimidation factor that the pitcher gave Henry, made him feel like he would lose. Henry’s veins were pumping blood to his fast beating heart. The pitcher winded up and threw a fastball for strike one. The crowd roared as Henry stepped back into the batter
The case study of Nick, paints the picture of a young African-American man whose larger than life personae seems to be in sharp contrast with the realities of his existence. An uncharacteristic moment of genuineness and vulnerability, in which he expressed his feelings of depression and past suicidal thoughts to his doctor, has opened the door for Nick to delve into his mental and emotional issues with a therapist. However, his false bravado and self-created grandiose image, will most likely impede his ability to accept the needed treatment and potentially diminish the likelihood for a positive prognosis. A thorough familiarity with his diagnoses, background, cultural influences, treatment history and motivation to fully engage in the process are needed to develop an effective treatment plan for this young man.
Biological 1. Monitor concordance (close supervision for at least the first 3 months) 2. Monitor any sign of toxicity 3. If success withdrawal treatment, continue support for minimum 6 months 4. If abstinence is not achieved, illicit drug use is resumed, or the patient cannot tolerate withdrawal, the withdrawal regimen should be stopped and maintenance therapy should
A couple fellow classmates in high school and college were always taking some kind of pills. Myself not knowing much about drugs, I thought they were prescribed. Later, I found out that they weren’t prescribed. My classmates were using them for themselves and also distributing to other students. I never spoke up about it, since I never witnessed the distribution but rumors go around. For example, one time in high school, I witness this kid put 5 white rectangular pills in his mouth, from my point of view I thought that was excessive. The next thing we know this kid is just acting totally different, but somehow he manages to keep a low profile and the teachers don’t notice. Prescription drug abuse is on the rise as we have seen on the news if you don’t live under a rock. Teens and adults have managed to get their hands on these prescriptions. People abuse prescription drugs because they think they will have a better time
“When you start becoming really successful, the demons start to tempt you, the demons of vanity and self importance…” (Ethan Hawke). In Oscar Wilde’s novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, the lifestyle of an addict is reflected through Dorian’s opioid addiction. The lifestyle of an addict is one that revolves around the substance being abused, this can lead to cravings and devastating withdrawal symptoms, in Dorian’s case, this substance is opium. Dorian experiences many mental effects due to his addiction which including anxiety, irritability, and social withdrawal. The effects that opium has on Dorian goes much beyond the mental symptoms of abuse such as his impaired decision making. The control that opium
Additionally, as a counselor, it is important to be genuine with whatever feedbacks one presents to the patient and what one believes regarding the situation of the client. Mrs. Perez believes the more authentic and genuine he is with her patients, the more help he will be able to offer the clients. As a counselor, it is important to have a fine and professional interaction with one 's client but boundaries must be maintained. Through this, a counselor is able to demonstrate their focus on helping the patients by showing the client that they understand their problems. It also through such engagements that counselor is able to use the non-judgmental attention that does not require words for illustration in helping the patient. Lastly, being a
In this virtual lab, we were asked to complete an assessment to find developmental strengths and weaknesses. This assessment is comprised of 56 questions that are intended for the adult population. The questions in the assessment are based on eight different categories: linguistic, logical-mathematical, music, body-kinesthetic, spatial, interpersonal-social, interpersonal self, and nature. After taking my assessment, my top three areas of intelligence are social 4.71, musical 4.29, and self at 3.86.