The Natural History of Recovery: CoDisorders

December 26, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

There’s plenty of evidence that treatment for depression works, and that people with co-occurring disorders can and do get a whole lot better.

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The Grief Exception

June 4, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Psychiatrists were encouraged to hold off on a diagnosis of depressive disorder until several months after such a loss.

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More on Mental Illness: Genetics

March 13, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

As a general rule, the better the causes of a disease are understood, the more effective the treatments will be.

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Dual Dilemma: When Addiction & Mental Illness Combine

October 28, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

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The key to treatment success is an integrated approach: One treatment team treats both illnesses using an integrated treatment plan.

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Beyond the Barrier: Depression in Early Recovery

April 24, 2012 by Cecile

Medication may help, and we shouldn’t automatically rule it out because it’s “taking pills.” Some pills are okay, if we take them under supervision and according to directions.

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Adding Services for Co-Occurring Disorders

October 13, 2011 by C. Scott McMillin

The key question involves which part of the COD population you’re going to serve. It’s not really a homogeneous group.

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