• Strengths Planning for Building Recovery Capital

    For decades, addiction professionals have been providing screening and assessment instruments that evaluate problem severity, complexity, and chronicity, but offer little data on the internal and external resources individuals and families can mobilize in resolving such problems (White & Cloud, 2008).

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  • Social Determinants of Health and Behavioral Health Challenges

    The behavioral health field is engaged in a movement to expand the conventional medical treatment model of care that emphasizes diagnosis and subsequent treatment to the more comprehensive and inclusive model of population health. Improving “the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group” (Kindig & Stoddard, 2003) is the critical focus of the population health model.

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Katrell  Christie

Katrell Christie is the founder and owner of The Learning Tea, a nonprofit organization which helps provide schooling and a safe haven for impoverished young women in India. Through the sales of The Learning Tea, Ms. Christie has rescued many women from bleak futures and has opened two more centers in India. Visit: www.drbombays.com.