What Happens After a Relapse | The Clinician’s Perspective

I grew up watching Disney Channel – the Camp Rock movies starring Demi Lovato were two of my favorites.  Like any Disney program, it tried to teach the importance of being yourself. But I learned more from watching Demi navigate her personal life. I learned that eating disorders, depression, and addiction were problems that someone my age […]

3 Tips for Maintaining Outcomes Integrity in Behavioral Health

The Behavioral Health field is undergoing a data revolution where electronic capture of daily activity is expected to produce reports that demonstrate, among other things, quality. The initial response to this paradigm shift is to have an electronic health record that can capture data, and produce reporting and analytics capabilities that use the data to demonstrate agency effectiveness. While […]

The Florida Model for Addiction Treatment | More Than Beaches & Disney

When most people think about Florida, they think about sunshine; about white sandy beaches and crystal blue water; about laughing with Mickey Mouse at Disney World. But for many others, they think about addiction; about concern for their loved one; about choosing a rehabilitation center. And when they think about options for a rehabilitation center, […]

Treat Trauma with the 7 Domains of Trauma-Informed Care {Infographic}

June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month. 70% of adults in the United States have experienced trauma in their life. Trauma affects an individual’s life long after the event has passed. This is why it is necessary to adopt a trauma-informed care approach when working with a patient who has experienced trauma. The National Council published […]