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WestBridge announces two promotions

January 16, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Robin Pinard is the new director of family services at New Hampshire-based WestBridge, and Corinne Glejzer is assuming Pinard's former role as admissions team leader.

Breaking the cycle: Sex addiction and eating disorders

January 3, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Sex addictions and eating disorders often feed into one another in a cyclical nature, and it’s on providers to deliver comprehensive, effective treatment.

Widespread drops in youth use might be alcohol- and tobacco-related

December 13, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The latest Monitoring the Future survey results, released today, indicate widespread declines in school-age youths' use of substances, with some surprises on the list.

Promises hires director for young-adult program

December 8, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Frank Sanchez, PhD, LMFT, is the new program director for Promises Treatment Centers' young-adult facility in West Los Angeles.

PBS documentary offers a rare look at what happens in clinical care

November 29, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Silver Hill Hospital in Connecticut serves as the focus for a "Visionaries" series examination of what patients experience in addiction and mental health treatment.

Research summary cites shortcomings in treatment of co-occurring alcohol use, depression

November 16, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A report from the University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions states that most addiction treatment programs remain unprepared to address common co-occurring depression.

Health home model allows OTPs to cast a wider net

November 15, 2016  |  Rachael Zimlich, RN, Contributing Writer
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Not only does the promising new health-home model require extra work in care coordination, it also requires a change in the way clinicians are thinking about care delivery.

‘Second’ chances: Actor’s recovery inspires others

October 7, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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After the disappointment of falling short of his dream to make the cast of SNL sent him spiraling into a battle with addiction to cocaine and alcohol, Second City actor Tim O’Malley has found a second life on stage, teaching, directing and inspiring others.

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...

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