Recovery: The bridge to integration? Part one

White, William L.; Davidson, Larry
November 2006
Behavioral Healthcare;Nov2006, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p22
The article looks at the possibility that the concept of recovery could serve as a bridge that would integrate the treatments for addiction and mental illness. The emergence of recovery revolution across the addictions and mental illness problem areas might start debate over whether the trend will make or break both fields. The three reasons why past service integration efforts failed are presented. Both fields continue to discuss the advantages of an integrated behavioral health system.


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