• 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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Daniel  Sumrok
MD

A double board certified physician, Dr Sumrok has maintained a private practice in Mckenzie, TN for 25 years in family medicine and addiction medicine. He is also Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Tennessee Medical School; founded Spirit Lake Recovery in 2007 and served as medical director of The Ranch in Nunnely, Tennessee from 2011 to 2014. Dr Sumrok is currently Medical Director of Compass to Recovery.