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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 to treat the whole person in an integrated and individualized fashion.

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 explained that with nearly everything customized to the participant, no necessary variables are missed.

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 of symptoms for each individual participant, tobacco cessation, and even relationships with their families.

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 disorders treatment center based in New Hampshire and Florida, specifically treats men over the age of eighteen who suffer from severe mental ailment and a co-occurring substances disorder.

Sierra Tucson Shares Their Unique Approach to Continuing Care

June 1, 2016     Adam Armstrong
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In this video, Jaime W. Vinck, Chief Operations Officer of Sierra Tucson, shares the unique approach to continuing care at Sierra Tucson. Listen in as Vinck introduces the ground-breaking mobile application and recovery coaching platform Connect 365, which allows Sierra Tucson alumni continuous mobile access to therapists, coaches, and support networks. Vinck also outlines how access to multi-disciplinary clinical teams and communications plans with referring professionals are critical to those in recovery maintaining their sobriety.

Recovery in the Value-Based Care Era: Illustrating Value to Partners and Families

December 22, 2015     Adam Armstrong
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Jonathan Routhier, Chief Financial Officer at WestBridge, sat down with Addiction Professional to discuss WestBridge’s approach in the era of value-based care, the outcomes data collected through the WestBridge Recovery Index program, and how education and collaboration is required for us all to answer the crucial question: How do we improve the health of a population, and do it at a lower cost?

Best Practices in the Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders

November 30, 2015     Adam Armstrong
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In the addiction treatment field, co-occurring disorders means having a patient who is experiencing two distinct brain diseases at the same the time, which can create especially unique challenges for clinicians during treatment. Join Mary Woods, CEO of WestBridge, as she defines the top clinical considerations for the treatment of co-occurring disorders. Watch this video, as Woods defines these characteristics and explores the testing measures that are available to meet the needs of this specialized population.

Leveraging Treatment Data to Track Outcomes and Long-Term Recovery

November 24, 2015     Adam Armstrong
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As a treatment professional, you must know your care plan is working. Join Mary Woods, CEO of WestBridge, and Gordon Woods, Care Manager at WestBridge, as they review the two years of data from the WestBridge Recovery Index to show how WestBridge participants are trending upward in their quality of life, and how this has influenced their clinical approach to treating men who experience co-occurring disorders.

First Impressions: Engaging the Family With a Meet-and-Greet Admissions Approach

November 24, 2015     Adam Armstrong
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Listen to WestBridge CEO, Mary Woods, and Care Manager, Gordon Woods, as they review the step-by-step, family meet-and-greet admissions process that has made WestBridge successful, educational support for families, and the family-focused approach applied from intake through aftercare.

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