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Social skills training can be used in a variety of clinical settings and is a useful tool for clinicians to have in their toolbox. Social skills are listed as a

Relapses are often a part of the recovery process over the course of a person’s illness. Individuals with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders (COD) are at higher risk

The use of mindfulness in clinical practice is becoming more common as the benefits are recognized. Mindfulness training is especially helpful as a coping skill for stress and anxiety. It

Home assignments are a key component in the recovery process, allowing individuals to develop confidence in their ability to utilize new skills effectively outside of treatment. Home assignments are integral to

Approximately 29.1 million people or 9.3% of the U.S. population have diabetes. The risk for diabetes is increased among individuals who have serious mental illness (SMI). Individuals with bipolar disorder

Behavioral tailoring (BT) is a cognitive-behavioral, recovery-oriented set of strategies that helps individuals with mental illnesses, substance use disorders, and co-occurring disorders meet personal goals. These strategies include developing a

Beliefs, feelings and behaviors are interconnected. However, our beliefs are the driving force behind subsequent feelings and behaviors. Sometimes negative beliefs can generate distressing feelings which can lead to unhealthy

Free Practice Briefs

Effective Integrated Treatment
This inaugural practice brief introduces behavioral health professionals to emerging methods to treat Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) co-occurring with Substance Use Disorders (SUD). Although research studies on concurrent

Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders: Guiding Principles and Recovery Strategies in Integrated Care (Part 1)
These two practice briefs introduce eight core principles that have proven essential in providing

Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders: Guiding Principles and Recovery Strategies in Integrated Care (Part 2)
These two practice briefs introduce eight core principles that have proven essential in providing