• 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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Michael  Fitzpatrick

Michael Fitzpatrick is a leading historian, author and sought after speaker in the field of alcoholism, specializing in information on the development of the Twelve-Step movement. He delivers an inspirational message of hope to thousands annually. He is also a consultant for Hazelden Publishing Company on their Legacy 12 publishing initiative. He has authored two books with two more scheduled to be released in 2012.

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