This compelling Dual Disorders Recovery Book, written for those with an addiction and a psychiatric illness, provides a source of information and support throughout recovery. This compelling book The Dual Disorders Recovery Book, written for those of us with an addiction and a psychiatric illness, provides a source of information and support throughout our recovery. Personal stories offer experience, strength, and hope as well as expert advice. The book offers information on how Steps 1-5 apply specifically to us. An appendix includes a "Blueprint for Recovery," the meeting format of Dual Recovery Anonymous, and self-help resources.
Living with Co Occurring Addiction and Mental Health Disorders
Dual Diagnosis presents a model that integrates theory and research from substance abuse and mental health as well as proposing simultaneous integrated treatment in a single setting. Building upon a solid theoretical and research foundation, the book discusses the unique problems and treatment methods tailored for specific mental illnesses when combined with substance abuse, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, major personality disorders, and anxiety disorders.
Dual Disorders: Essentials for Assessment and Treatment is a practical handbook for the assessment and clinical management of patients with addiction and psychiatric disorders. Addictions counselors, prevention specialists, and chemical dependency nurses will use this book to understand the nature of psychiatric disorders and uncover valuable guidelines on their treatment and management in the context of primary addictions treatment. It includes an introduction to the rationale and clinical approaches of cognitive therapy; a special section on psychiatric medications; and coverage of mood, anxiety, psychotic, cognitive, eating, and personality disorders. Dual Disorders: Essentials for Assessment and Treatment contains information that is vital and fundamental to effective treatment. It fills a void in the training and education of addictions counselors, helping you become a better diagnostician, develop better treatment plans, and communicate more meaningfully with psychiatrists and other mental health professionals. It will also increase your understanding of psychopathology and psychotherapy and decrease the frustration that can arise from a lack of understanding and planning. Specifics that you need to know to do this are thoroughly covered, including: elements of a comprehensive assessment of dual disorders clinical considerations in the treatment of the depressed addict pitfalls of treating patients with personality disorders the borderline patient--what to do and what not to do the psychopathic patient--anticipating and effectively addressing manipulation practical approaches in treating patients with eating disorders effective treatment of sexual trauma cognitive therapy approaches to treating dual disorders what to expect when your patient is referred to a psychiatrist for psychotropic medication Unlike other books on this topic, Dual Disorders: Essentials for Assessment and Treatment is not a summary of research on dual diagnosis nor an overview of general programmatic considerations in treatment delivery. Rather, it is directed specifically to addictions counselors involved in the day-to-day treatment of dually diagnosed patients, providing detailed descriptions of the major psychiatric disorders as well as useful guidelines and treatment approaches.
This comprehensive clinical handbook provides virtually everything needed to plan, deliver, and evaluate effective treatment for persons with substance abuse problems and persistent mental illness. From authors at the forefront of the dual disorders field, the book is grounded in decades of influential research. Presented are clear guidelines for developing integrated treatment programs, performing state-of-the-art assessments, and implementing a wide range of individual, group, and family interventions. Also addressed are residential and other housing services, involuntary interventions, vocational rehabilitation, and psychopharmacology for dual disorders. Throughout, the emphasis is on workable ways to combine psychiatric and substance abuse services into a cohesive, unitary system of care. Designed in a convenient large-size format with lay-flat binding for ease of photocopying, the volume contains all needed assessment forms, treatment planning materials, and client handouts, most with permission to reproduce.
Addiction and Modd Disorders: A Guide for Clients and Families is designed primarily to educate individuals with dual disorders and their families about mood and addictive use disorders. It not only gives a message of hope, but also provides practical suggestions on ways to manage these disorders. The author provides guidelines and strategies for recovery from dual disorders based on, and adapted from various treatments that have proven effective for addiction, mood disorders, or both.
This is a holistic, trauma-informed recovery guide to address emotional/mental health and addiction challenges simultaneously. Surrounding these significant challenges is often a crisis of identity where the self has felt or become fragmented. Identifying and reintegrating forgotten, dismissed, and/or disowned aspects of self, The Integrative Dual Recovery Workbook teaches how recovery from co-occurring disorders entails working toward reclaiming your identity to feel more whole. Images are illustrated in vivid, color throughout the book to enhance your interest and learning along your recovery journey! The following are just some of the evidenced-based approaches and best practices used in this guide: Relapse Prevention and Sobriety Enhancement, Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change, the Enhanced Recovery Model, Perceptual Adjustment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), education in the latest neuroscience research. This workbook is also a broad assessment tool and the following scales, screens, and inventories are included: FACE screening, substance use inventory using color coding, the Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST), Scale of Seven Key Holistic Recovery Areas, the Dissociative Experiences Scale II (DES), timeline of emotional/mental health and addiction challenges, family history assessment and genogram, Positive Intents and States of Addiction Assessment, First Use Memory Inventory, Cost Benefits Assessment (CBA), Vulnerability to Stress Scale, Life Events and Stress Scale, Early Warning Signs Assessment (for both mental health and addiction challenges), Past Relapse and Triggers Assesment. The Integrative Dual Recovery Workbook is used by Full Circle Counseling and Wellness (fullcirclewnc.org), and Recovering Self Counseling (recoveringselfcounseling.com). "It is not in attempting to become someone different but only when identifying and embracing who we are, that the process of recovery seems to unfold." - Matt Bram
This book grew out of a project to improve evaluation and treatment of dual diagnosis patients at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City. Based on such practical experience, the clinical information and case studies presented here will enable clinicians, teachers, and researchers to enhance services for this grossly underserved population.