• 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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Lisa  Mojer-Torres
JD

Lisa Mojer-Torres is a civil rights attorney admitted to the bars in NY and NJ providing legal consultation and currently working as the first Consumer & Recovery Advocate for the Division of Addiction Services, Department of Human Services, State of New Jersey.  William White and Lisa Torres have served as volunteers for Faces and Voices of Recovery since its inception in 2001.

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