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EMDR therapy: A pathway for trauma-focused care

September 20, 2016  |  Jamie Marich, PhD, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, REAT
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The practice of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) can offer an effective alternative to traditional therapy for addictive disorders.

The disease/non-disease debate obscures the reality

August 22, 2016  |  Roland Reeves, MD
blog
As with most issues, Roland Reeves argues, both sides of the disease debate around addiction have valid contributions.

Research points to danger from secondhand marijuana smoke

August 1, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
Research supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) indicates that secondhand marijuana smoke may pose as great a cardiovascular risk as secondhand tobacco smoke.

Texas university sees broader mission for collegiate recovery program

July 29, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
Recovery support for students at the University of North Texas extends to both addiction and mental health concerns, with resources that include an academic department's participation.

Recovery conference will benefit university research center

July 26, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
Proceeds from September's University of North Texas Recovery Conference will support the university's Office of Substance Misuse and Mental Health Recovery Research.

Exploring the WestBridge Approach to Integrated Treatment

July 25, 2016  |  Adam Armstrong
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Walter Miley and Mary Woods of WestBridge speak about what differentiates WestBridge's care plans as they tackle the challenge of integrated treatment. By focusing and honing care plans to meet the nuances of a participant's illness, WestBridge works...

WestBridge Shares Their Perspective When Treating Dual Diagnosis

July 25, 2016  |  Adam Armstrong
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In this short video, WestBridge employees define the meaning of Co-occurring Disorders as when an individual is experiencing both symptoms of mental health and substance use disorders together—also known as Dual Diagnosis.

A Day in the Life of a Participant in Residential Treatment at WestBridge

July 25, 2016  |  Adam Armstrong
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Listen and watch in this video as Theo and Gordon, Care Managers at WestBridge, speak about the practices WestBridge uses for their participants. They explain that there are campuses with residential treatment programs in Florida, as well as New Hampshire. It is...

Why WestBridge Works: A Review of the Data-Driven and Family-Centric Care Plan

July 25, 2016  |  Adam Armstrong
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Explained in this video, WestBridge articulates on their developed evidence and a recovery index with numerous diverse measures taken into account for their participants. Several of these data partitions include number of hours worked towards recovery, the level...

WestBridge: The Center for Integrated Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders

July 25, 2016  |  Adam Armstrong
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Researched, developed, and supported by evidence from the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, WestBridge clinicians define the exceptional practice that they utilize to assist their participants in this short overview. WestBridge, an integrated co-occurring...

University research center will expand knowledge of nutrition's role in alcohol disorders

July 20, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
The only federally funded Alcohol Research Center with a focus on nutrition could shed further light on supplement treatments to mitigate some of alcohol's most harmful effects.

CEO calls for more attention to cognitive deficits in assessment, treatment

July 5, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The CEO of Sovereign Health Group has gone on the offensive against a lack of standardized approaches in addiction and mental health treatment.

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