Co-Occurring/Dual Diagnosis

Treating mental illness and addiction in Salt Lake County

June 4, 2013     Alison Knopf
article

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

LWSI welcomes its newest partner

May 15, 2013     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
news

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
news

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
news

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
article

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.
blog

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
article

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
news

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
article

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
article

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
news

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
news

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.

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