• 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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Matthew   Torrington
MD

Family Medicine physician with specialty in Addiction Medicine, Dr Torrington has a clinical focus on the treatment of stimulant dependence, alcohol dependence, opiate dependence, and pain. Since 2002, he has worked as clinical research physician with Integrated Substance Abuse Program (ISAP) considered one of the foremost substance abuse research groups in the world.