Monthly Archives December 2012

Health Care Reform Education Project (2012)

Amistad, Inc., in partnership with the Co-Occurring Collaborative Serving Maine, NAMI Maine, and the Consumer Council System of Maine, developed and implemented a Health Care Reform Education program which reached out to, connected with, and educated peers and individuals in recovery throughout the state of Maine about the impact of...
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Changing Substance Abuse Relapse Policies

Dr. David Mee-Lee, a leading expert in co-occurring substance abuse and mental disorders, has recommended changing how substance abuse clinicians use the word “relapse.” He published the advice below in two issues of his newsletter, “Tips and Topics.” “The general public still largely views addiction as a self-inflicted problem,” Mee-Lee...
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