• 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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John  O’Neill
EdD LCSW

 

Director of Addiction Services at Menninger, Dr. O'Neill is a licensed clinical social worker, chemical dependency counselor and a certified addiction counselor (sex addiction).  He has developed and presented more than 75 programs on such subjects as anxiety and addiction, attachment theory and substance use, family dynamics, trauma and sexual addiction and has contributed to articles and stories in the Houston Chronicle, Denver Post,  Washington Post, Houston Medical Journal, WebMD, and many other publications. He manages the employee assistance program services for a major league baseball team and for minor league baseball umpires, and has appeared, among others, on ESPN, National Public Radio, and Fox News.