• 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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Evette  Horton
PhD, LPC

Evette Horton earned her doctoral degree at UNC Greensboro in the Counseling and Counselor Education Department. She earned a master’s degree from UNC Chapel Hill and a bachelor’s of science degree in psychology from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She’s currently a clinical instructor at UNC School of Medicine’s Horizons program, which serves mothers with their children in a yearlong, residential treatment program for substance abuse.