Anger, Anxiety and Health Determinants in the Process of Community Recovery


Anger, Anxiety and Health Determinants in the Process of Community Recovery


Pascal Scoles, DSW, LCSW

Professor, Behavioral Health and Human Services and Director, Office of Collegiate Recovery, Student Life, Community College of Philadelphia, PA


International Journal of Addiction Research and Therapy

The article discusses anger and anxiety in the context of recovery. It relates social determinants of health to individual pathology and how an individuals stress level is related to one’s community. How stressors such as, drug infected areas, lack of access to parks and playgrounds, quality education, etc impact significantly on a person’s anxiety is discussed. To help facilitate healthy change the use of peer specialists and partnering with the faith-based community can create a more comprehensive network of supportive allies.


Keywords: Anger, Anxiety, Health Determinants, Community Recovery

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How to cite this article:
Pascal Scoles.Anger, Anxiety and Health Determinants in the Process of Community Recovery.International Journal of Addiction Research and Therapy, 2020, 3:19. DOI: 10.28933/ijart-2020-05-1905


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