• 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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Peggy  Sapp

Peggy Sapp is President of the National Family Partnership as well as President and CEO of Informed Families/The Florida Family Partnership, an agency she helped to create in 1982, and grew from six volunteers into a multi-million dollar agency with state and national outreach to families, schools and communities. The mission of Informed Families is “helping kids grow up safe, healthy and drug-free.” Mrs. Sapp is a recognized leader in drug prevention through grassroots involvement and is the recipient of numerous honors and community service awards. She served on the Advisory Councils of The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, the National Institute of Drug Abuse and the Governor’s Drug Control Policy Council.