This is the 6th episode of the Veteran Mental Health Boot Camp, a series of podcasts that is looking at all aspects of Veteran Mental Health. Check out the first episode and all episodes as they’re released by going here
Dr. Kidd is currently a staff psychologist and manager of the Community-Based Substance Abuse Treatment Program with the VA of Eastern Colorado.
1987 – 1992 University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky Ph.D.,
Clinical Psychology Dissertation: Attachment styles and terror management: Individual differences in response to mortality salience
1985 – 1987 University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado
M.A., Clinical Psychology
Thesis: Loneliness and the aged: An examination of Wiess’s typology
1973 – 1977 Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
B.A., Social Science
1/2015 Visiting professor, January term, Forman Christian College, Lahore, Pakistan – Course: Addiction, Trauma, & Recovery
1/01 – 12/02 Adjunct Professor, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Licensed Psychologist – State of Colorado
IN THIS PARTICULAR EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN:
- Dr. Kidd’s history and work with the Department of Veterans Affairs
- The shift in substance abuse treatment from pre-9/11 veterans to post-9/11 veterans
- Primary substance abuse with veterans
- The military’s influence on developing substance abuse
- Drinking culture as communal, celebratory, and coping
- Substance use/abuse during isolation
LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Colorado Springs Community Based Outreach Clinic
Contact information for the Colorado Springs Substance Abuse Treatment Program
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