• 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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Pamela  Peeke
MD, MPH, FACP

Senior Science Advisor to Elements Behavioral Health, Pam Peeke is an internationally recognized expert, physician, scientist and author in the fields of nutrition, stress, fitness and public health.

Dr Peeke is Web MD’s lifestyle expert for their 90 million members. She is a NYTimes bestselling author; her most recent book is The Hunger Fix: The 3 Stage Detox and Recovery Plan for Overeating and Food Addiction.