• 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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David  Marlon
MS

Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Solutions Recovery, Las Vegas, an alcohol and drug treatment center that is accredited by the Joint Commission and is part of the American Addiction Centers family of treatment centers.  He has formed several non-profit organizations, which combat substance abuse by providing education and awareness on addictive behavior, preventative methods, and the economic, physical, and social consequences of mental illness and substance abuse. He has served on the Governors Substance Abuse Working Group, the Governors Rural Meth Action Team, the Board of Directors for H.E.L.P. of Southern Nevada, and is the Community Partner for Roseman Universitys Drug Abuse Survey Pilot Program. He has been honored with the Mayors Commendation and has received the Community Counseling Center of Southern Nevadas Vanguard Award.