Co-Occurring/Dual Diagnosis

PODCAST: Patrick Kennedy advocates for veterans' mental health

April 16, 2013     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
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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
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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...

Lack of integrated behavioral care in hospitals drives major excess medical costs

April 3, 2013     Dennis Grantham, Editor-in-Chief
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Follow the money, Part 2: BH specialist care can dramatically reduce medical costs for chronic disease care, but payment system stands in way

Behavioral carve-outs drive long-term cost and care problems

April 3, 2013     Dennis Grantham, Editor-in-Chief
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Follow the money, Part 1: Behavioral care can dramatically reduce medical costs for chronic disease care, but payment system stands in way

Remuda Ranch announces new executive director

March 26, 2013     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
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The treatment center specializing in eating and co-occurring disorders for women and girls has announced that Chris Diamond will serve as its new executive director.

Adults experiencing behavioral health issues more likely to smoke

March 21, 2013     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
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According to a new report by SAMHSA, adults experiencing any mental illness or a substance use disorder in the past year used 39.6 percent of all cigarettes smoked by adults.

Lake Villa Drug Treatment Center welcomes new director

March 19, 2013     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
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Patricia Ryding, Psy.D. comes to Gateway Foundation from CRC Health Group's Sierra Tucson where she was previously the Executive Director.

Efficient, but separate behavioral, physical healthcare is 'a delusion'

March 5, 2013     Dennis Grantham, Editor-in-Chief
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Realizing better cost-efficiencies and outcomes is impossible so long as physical and behavioral care remain separated in practice

Peer support, engagement boost addiction treatment readiness

February 14, 2013     Dennis Grantham, Editor-in-Chief
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Peer support shows women the way to addiction recovery

Tobacco-free on Valentine's Day: Why recovery lovers hate smoking

February 13, 2013     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
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Colorado-based treatment center shares its hopes and challenges for the new tobacco-free policy it will be implementing on Feb. 14.

Report: Sharp rise in admissions for certain drug combinations over 10 years

December 17, 2012     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
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SAMHSA's latest report says that substance abuse treatment admissions for addiction involving combined use of benzodiazepine and narcotic pain relievers increased dramatically over ten years.

Building integrated treatment for dually diagnosed youth

November 26, 2012     Susie Winston, LICSW; Theresa Winther, LMFT, CDP, CMHS; and Cheri Smith, LMHD, CMHS, CDPT
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Sound Mental Health’s team recounts lessons learned in developing a much-needed approach.

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