• 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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Darryl  Inaba
PharmD, CATC V, CADC III

Current Director of Clinical and Behavioral Health Service, Addictions Recovery Center, Medford Oregon and Director of Research and Education at CNS Productions, Inc. in Medford Oregon. Dr. Inaba is a Lifetime Fellow at Haight Ashbury Free Clinics in San Francisco and Associate Clinical Professor of Pharmacy at the University Of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy.  While working at the Haight-Ashbury Clinics, Dr. Inaba supervised the clinical treatment of over 300,000 self-referred substance abusers.  He is also noted for his work in developing culturally consistent treatment services with the National Asian Pacific American Families Against Substance Abuse and the Glide Memorial Churchs African American Extended Family Recovery Center in San Francisco.  He has received over 90 individual awards of merit including awards from the California Society of Addiction Medicine and the California Association of County Drug Program Administrators. Dr. Inaba is the author of several publications and award winning educational videos on all aspects of substance abuse work. He is co-author with William Cohen of Uppers, Downer, All Arounders (8th Edition) that is used as the principal text on substance use disorders in over 400 U.S. universities and has been translated in over 6 foreign languages.