• 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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Elaine R. Ferguson
MD

Elaine Ferguson, MD, an Ivy League-educated physician, is a graduate of Brown University and Duke University School of Medicine. She has practiced holistic medicine in the Chicago area for over two decades in both public and private practice. Dr. Ferguson is the current Senior Medical Director for the US Postal Service Great Lakes Area. Over the course of her career, Dr. Ferguson has lectured on holistic medicine at various colleges, universities, and medical schools. Her consulting practice, One Health, offers a line of downloadable, educational audio and workbook products designed for those with various physical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and post-surgical recovery. These products are available on her website www.HowtoGetWellFaster.com. Dr. Ferguson has appeared on numerous national television and radio programs including "The Balancing Act"—a Lifetime television premier morning show. Dr. Ferguson lives with her husband, Victor, in Valparaiso, Indiana. To learn more visit DrElaine.net

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