On this episode, we focus on substance abuse. Whereas at all times a problem, substance abuse turns into way more widespread and severe throughout crises. This disaster particularly presents an particularly troubling surroundings for abuse.
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We’re joined by Dr. Dan Jolivet. Dan began working within the behavioral well being discipline in 1980 as he was finishing a level in mathematical statistics and wished to get some hands-on expertise in an utilized scientific self-discipline.
Dan has held quite a lot of roles all through his profession. He has labored in inpatient hospitals, residential remedy facilities, partial hospitalization applications, intensive outpatient applications, worker help applications and in personal follow. He moved into supervision to multiply his influence and commenced working in managed care quickly after that. He joined The Normal as its Behavioral Well being Director in 2016 and says his favourite a part of the job continues to be serving to individuals—each claimants and folks on his group—discover options to seemingly intractable issues.
Dan obtained his bachelor’s diploma in psychology from the College of Washington, and his grasp’s diploma and a doctorate in medical psychology from Georgia State College.