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Neurofeedback is strange, cheap, safe and 80% effective.

• Tell us who you are: What connects you to the opioid crisis?

Gary Ames is a licensed psychologist. Board certified in Neurofeedback with 20 years of this experience and an advocate for this method of brainwave training. I have worked with many clients with both pain and addictions with the 80% success rates that research verifies. See www.CalmFocus.com.

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Personalized Activated Care and Training to Prevent Addiction

Chronic pain is the #1 reason people seek care, the most common chronic condition, the #1 cost driver of health care, and #1 cause of addiction and disability. The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) found that 126 million adults (55.7%) experienced a pain condition in the past year with 20.1% having daily pain and 31.8% experiencing severe pain. In the United States, chronic pain accounts for over $600 billion in... more »

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Pregnant people need more support during pregnancy and beyond

Pregnancy is a time of increased motivation, increased support, increased access to healthcare and other resources, and more. Many pregnant people make significant changes in their use of substances during pregnancy, but, unfortunately, relapse to substances is incredibly common during the postpartum. There needs to be more focus and effort on how we can help pregnant people make sustainable changes in their substance... more »

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Environmental determinants of health and opioid addiction

Think it would be interesting to look at environmental determinants of health that could be used towards primary and secondary prevention of opioid addiction. Given that there is evidence of positive mental health benefits (important as it relates to addiction) as well as cardiovascular and other health benefits (important given the higher risk of mortality and morbidity associated with opioid addiction).

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Life Pain Specialist- Pain Coach for everyone prescribed opioids

We have created a new hospital position called a Life Pain Specialist™️. We have surveyed over 500 hospitalized patients who were prescribed opioids. 100% said the position is critical to the prevention of addiction. Patients receive evidence-based Opioid dependence risk assessment, nonpharmacological pain management techniques, trauma support, Mental Health First Aid®️, Whole Health inventory, resources, follow-up, and... more »

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