Co-Occurring/Dual Diagnosis

Study: Half of PTSD sufferers also suffer from depression

July 1, 2013     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

According to one eating disorder specialist, the findings of this recent study are significant in that they allow for a much more specific understanding of co-occurrence of these conditions, and may lead to more effective PTSD and depression treatment in both...

Before and after: the impact of strategic planning at New Beginnings Recovery Center

June 27, 2013     Dennis Grantham, Editor-in-Chief

A detailed strategic plan was just the beginning of a two-year revitalization effort at New Beginnings Recovery Center

New mental health and substance abuse facility opens in Florida

June 13, 2013     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

The Recovery Village (Umatilla , Fla.) is a full-service substance abuse, mental health and eating disorder treatment and continuum-of-care facility offering medically-based treatment and customized wellness programs.

CeDAR announces IOP services

June 11, 2013     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

The programs are said to be appropriate for those who need primary outpatient services for recovery from substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders and for those individuals who need a "step-down" level of care after completing...

Treating mental illness and addiction in Salt Lake County

June 4, 2013     Alison Knopf

Behavioral health, criminal justice and community resources combine in care coordination initiative.

LWSI welcomes its newest partner

May 15, 2013     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

LWSI recently welcomed Region 8 Mental Health Services as its newest partner in Mississippi.

Treatment center opens in Chicago's River North district

April 30, 2013     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment has expanded its Illinois rehab network with the opening of a new outpatient center providing adult alcohol and drug rehab treatment in Chicago's River North district.

Lindner Center of HOPE opens intensive outpatient program

April 29, 2013     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

The IOP at Lindner Center of HOPE is an intensive treatment option for adults 18 and over experiencing challenges with substance abuse and/or co-occurring disorders.

Playing the 'Strengths Bank' game

April 25, 2013     Lori Ashcraft, PhD

In previous articles, Ashcraft has discussed how to help people-in-recovery feel that their contributions are valued and has discussed how the The "Strengths Bank" provides a framework for recognizing and building personal strengths and then learning how to...

Should Microsoft’s Xbox Kinect be part of your treatment team?

April 16, 2013     Tom Doub, Ph.D.

Emerging research suggests that a new software program called “SimSensei” may be able to use facial cues and body language to detect depression using Microsoft's Xbox Kinect. ... This is currently an active area of research in several academic centers around...

PODCAST: Patrick Kennedy advocates for veterans' mental health

April 16, 2013     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

Former congressman and current behavioral health advocate Patrick Kennedy discusses the work that has to be done in helping the nation's veterans.

CurrentCare HIE becomes first to provide a comprehensive patient health profile

April 15, 2013     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

Rhode Island’s statewide Health Information Exchange (HIE) has become the first in the nation to receive continuous updates in real-time with behavioral health patient information and automatically integrate with medical information, providing a comprehensive...

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