Foundations of Integrated Mental Health and Substance Abuse Assessment

April 21, 2014 / No Comments

June 23-24, 2014 / Fairfield, OH / $100 Ohio providers; $250 non-Ohio providers / CEUs /  “Foundations of Integrated Mental Health and Substance Abuse Assessment” is for clinicians who conduct comprehensive assessments of individuals with co-occurring substance abuse and mental illnes...

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Promote Health-Behavior Change

April 20, 2014 / No Comments

Learn to support health-behavior change among people with severe mental illness and addiction in your community with stages of change, motivational interviewing, and tobacco interventions. The Center for Evidence-Based Practices is adding new dates to its “Breath of Fresh Air” trainin...

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In My Own Words: Russell

March 7, 2014 / No Comments

  (In My Own Words is an emerging series of first-person recovery stories published by the Center for Evidence-Based Practices.) My name is Russell Lawrence Cummins. I was born on November 9, 1959 in Rotterdam, a city in the Netherlands. Five years ago, my wife told me there was a vacancy fo...

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In My Own Words: Dirk

February 1, 2014 / No Comments

In My Own Words is an emerging series of first-person recovery stories published by the Center for Evidence-Based Practices. / My name is Dirk. I am forty-seven years old, and I live in The Netherlands. At this moment, I live at Mentrum (a mental health care institution, part of Arkin) in Amsterd...

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Ohio Invests in Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) to Reduce Homelessness, Hospitalization for People with Severe Mental Illness

November 15, 2013 / No Comments

The State of Ohio is making another commitment to the health and well-being of people with severe mental illness who are most at-risk of homelessness, psychiatric hospitalization, and institutional recidivism by investing in Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), the evidence-based practice for thi...

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In My Own Words: Kerri

October 10, 2013 / No Comments

In My Own Words is an emerging series of first-person recovery stories published by the Center for Evidence-Based Practices. This is Kerri’s story. / I have gradually started to think about my circumstances and myself in a better light. Now life has meaning for me. I am eager to wake up in ...

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Employment Reaches 36 Percent for People with Mental Illness in Ohio

October 22, 2012 / No Comments

An analysis of employment data from 23 behavioral healthcare organizations in Ohio shows that 36 percent of people with serious mental illness who received evidence-based Supported Employment/Individual Placement and Support (SE/IPS) services were competitively employed in full-time or part-time ...

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New Implementation Tool Helps Make Integrated Primary and Behavioral Healthcare Programs a Reality for People with Severe Mental Illness

September 12, 2012 / No Comments

Shawnee Mental Health Center in Portsmouth, Ohio has teamed up with the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University to develop one of the first planning and evaluation instruments in the United States that helps organizations integrate primary and behavioral healthcare ...

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Southeast Center in North Dakota Achieves Significant Outcomes, Honored as Champion of Integrated Treatment

December 20, 2011 / No Comments

The North Dakota Department of Human Services has been calling upon the Center for Evidence-Based Practices in Cleveland, Ohio since 2006 for its expertise with the implementation of best practices for people with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders. Today, outcomes from the d...

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