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Texas university sees broader mission for collegiate recovery program

July 29, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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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.

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...

Outstanding Clinical Care Award: Vinland Center

July 13, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Vinland National Center's exemplary work with cognitively impaired patients is being honored with an Addiction Professional Outstanding Clinical Care Award.

Outstanding Clinical Care Award: UCSD Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment Program

July 12, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A University of California, San Diego treatment program that specializes in serving those who have had previous unsuccessful treatment experiences is a recipient of a 2016 Outstanding Clinical Care Award.

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.

Probe the patient's relational barriers to recovery

June 8, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) presenter Lori Jean Glass will discuss how patients can identify and break harmful relationship patterns.

Predictors of death in opioid overdose cases come into focus

June 7, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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A study by Geisinger Health System finds that a history of addiction, mental illness and having other chronic diseases are among the strongest predictors of which overdose patients face the greatest risk of death or other serious complications.

Addicted to anxiety: Steps to recovery

June 6, 2016  |  Dennis Ortman, PhD
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Patients can work in a 12-Step mode toward managing their reactions to harmful anxiety.

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