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By On April 30th, 2020

Preliminary results from Brookhaven’s Brain Injury Screening Tool

Based on a review of the data, Brookhaven leadership have gleaned the following information: 38 patients presenting with BH/SUD issues were screened using our brain injury screening tool from 3/21/20 to 4/27/20. 29 patients screened positive for acquired brain injury While this is not a diagnostic tool, we can communicate that 76.3% of patients presenting…

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By On April 7th, 2020

USNews: For Addicts in Recovery, Technology Preserves Bonds Despite COVID-19 Crisis

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HEALTHDAY) MONDAY, April 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Recovering alcoholic Catherine Collins normally attends five to seven face-to-face program meetings a week. Collins still attends meetings, but now they’re online — and there’s something important that’s missing. “In the real world, you’re in a room full of people who have…

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By On March 26th, 2020

WWMT Michigan: Addicted Michigan: how COVID-19 is impacting opioid use disorder treatment services

by Alexis Berdine | Newschannel 3 Wednesday, March 25th 2020 KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued new guidelines for addiction treatment facilities amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. The new guidelines target opioid abuse treatment. According to the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, people living with…

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By On February 17th, 2020

AMP is tomorrow 2/18 at Brookhaven!

Reminder that the AMP networking group meeting will be held at Brookhaven tomorrow, 2/18, from 9a-11a. All mental health and addiction professionals are encouraged to attend. There is no cost and breakfast will be served!   AMP Resources Association is a professional network designed to help mental health and addiction professionals collaborate for the purpose…

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By On January 29th, 2020

Oklahoman: Mental Health Commissioner Terri White leaving office

by CARMEN FORMAN Oklahoma’s top mental health professional, a seasoned state agency head, will leave office on Feb. 1. Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Commissioner Terri White announced her plan Tuesday to leave office. White, who was appointed commissioner in May 2007, is one of the state’s most tenured agency heads…

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