MHR’s Dual Diagnosis Intensive Outpatient Program: Treatment Effectiveness, Outcomes and Consumer Satisfaction Studies
Wise, E.A. (2010). Evidence Based Effectiveness of a Private Practice Intensive Outpatient Program With Dual Diagnosis Patients. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 6(1), 25 – 45.
Wise, E.A., Streiner, D.L., & Gallop, R. (2017). Predicting Change in an Integrated Dual Diagnosis Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Program. Substance Use and Misuse.
Helpful Mental Health Resources and Addiction Relatd Links
12 Step Groups
Dual Recovery Anonymous (DRA)
Dual Recovery Anonymous is an independent, twelve step, nonprofessional, self-help organization for people with a dual diagnosis. The goal is to help men and women who experience a dual illness such as a mental health disorder and a substance abuse disorder. We are chemically dependent and we are also affected by an emotional or psychiatric illness. www.draonline.org
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) World Services, Inc.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share experiences, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
AA World Services, Inc: www.aa.org
Narcotics Anonymous is a non-profit fellowship or society of men and women for who drugs have become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean.
NA World Services, Inc: www.na.org
Cocaine Anonymous (CA)
Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using cocaine and all other mind-altering substances. www.ca.org
Crystal Meth Anonymous (CMA)
Crystal Meth Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strength and hope with each other, so they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from addiction to crystal meth.
Sexaholics Anonymous (SA)
Sexaholics Anonymous, SA, is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem of sexual addiction and help others to recover. www.sa.org
Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive overeating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. www.oa.org
Gamblers Anonymous (GA)
Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.
Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA)
Co-Dependents Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships.
Al-Anon Family Groups
Friends and families of problem drinkers find understanding and support at Al-Anon meetings. Al-Anon is a mutual support group of peers who share their experience in applying the Al-Anon principles to problems related to the effects of a problem drinker in their lives.
World Services, Inc.: www.al-anon.org
Tennessee Area: www.tn-al-anon.org
Nar-Anon Family Groups
Nar-Anon is a twelve-step program designed to help relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted relative or friend. www.nar-anon.org
Memphis, Tennessee Area: Find a Nar Anon Family Meeting in Memphis, TN
Tennessee Medical Foundation’s Physicians Health Program (PHP)
For nearly a quarter of a century, the Physician’s Health Program (PHP) has been offering professional assistance to physicians suffering chemical dependence, mental or emotional illness, or both. They provide access to both mental health and substance abuse services.
Tennessee Professional Assistance Program (TnPAP)
TnPAP is a program of the Tennessee Nurses Foundation and is designed to assist in the rehabilitation of impaired health care professionals by providing consultation, referral, and monitoring services to facilitate a safe return to practice. They provide access to both mental health and substance abuse services. www.tnpap.org
Tennessee Pharmacists Recovery Network (TPRN)
The Tennessee Pharmacists Association (TPA) has a vigorous program, TPRN, to provide assistance to impaired pharmacists. They provide access to both mental health and substance abuse services. www.tnphar.org
Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program (TLAP)
TLAP offers numerous services including: consultations, crisis stabilization, assessments, referrals, interventions, education, peer support services, ABA networking & outreach, anonymous support groups and more. If you are concerned about yourself or a partner, associate, colleague, bar applicant, law student or judge, help is available here. They provide access to both mental health and substance abuse services.
As the Southeast’s only statewide nonprofit dedicated to eating disorder awareness, education and prevention, Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee (EDCT) serves a diverse audience of community and clinical members. www.edct.net
Locate counselors, social workers, therapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists. Articles & current topics in the mental health field from the American Psychotherapy Association
Resources, links to therapists and psychiatrists-to find local help, provides videos and educational information, self-help resources from the Mental Health Network
Help people who are having suicidal thoughts
www.nmha.org (National Mental Health Association)
Gives names for therapists, psychiatrists, provides information for various mental illnesses from the National Mental Health Association
www.thetrevorproject.org (The Trevor Project-LGTBQ youth)
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth
www.ulifeline.org (The Jed Foundation)
An online resource for college students that includes an anonymous screening tool and campus specific information for access to both mental health and substance abuse services.
GENERAL MENTAL HEALTH INFORMATION
www.aacap.org (American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)
Resources, links, educational materials, etc. for adolescents and children. Contains many articles and suggestions for treatment for children from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for access to both mental health and substance abuse services.
www.adaa.org (Anxiety Disorders Association of America)
Information about anxiety disorders, links to therapists, treatment and support from the Anxiety Disorder Association of America for mental health disorders.
Comprehensive information about mental health disorders, treatment options & suggestions. Focuses on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy from the Behavioral Associates.
Comprehensive information regarding depression and how to treat it
Professional information regarding mental health disorders and other illnesses provided by experts
www.dbsalliance.org (Depression Bipolar Support Alliance)
Information regarding depression, bipolar, and other related mental health disorders, treatment, and support from the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
Comprehensive depression information from GlaxoSmithKline
www.HealthyMinds.org (American Psychiatric Association)
Online resource for anyone seeking mental health information on many common mental health concerns, including warning signs of mental disorders, treatment options and preventative measures.
Information regarding depression and other related mental health disorders.
www.nami.org (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
General mental health information from the National Institute for the Mentally ill
www.ocfoundation.org (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder)
Comprehensive information regarding obsessive compulsive disorder, help and support from the Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation.
www.psych.org (American Psychiatric Association)
Articles and informational materials regarding psychiatry from the American Psychiatric Association. They provide access to both mental health and substance abuse services.
Contains information on all types of depressive disorders, contains articles from Psycom’s Depression Central
www.reachout.com (Inspire USA-site for Teens)
Reach Out is an information and support service using evidence based principles and technology to help teens and young adults facing tough times and struggling with mental health issues.
INFORMATION, STATISTICS AND RESEARCH
Information on unintentional injuries, intentional injuries related to homicide, suicide, and violence against others, and improving health and quality of life, including mental health, after injuries .
Links to programs that are provided for suicide awareness & depression. Provides research & information regarding mental health & suicide, provides programs that offer support, speakers, etc from the National Mental Health Information Center
Research information regarding suicide prevention, provides resources that can be downloaded, printed, or that can be sent; from the National Institute of Mental Health
www.sprc.org (The Suicide Prevention Resource Center – SPRC)
Provides prevention support, training, and resources to assist organizations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programs, interventions and policies, and to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.
Links to facts and articles about suicide and prevention from the World Health Organization