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Co-occuring Disorders

A New Year — A New You?

January is Mental Wellness Month, which is an excellent place to start. The World Health Organization defines mental wellness as “a state

Using the PACT Model to Navigate the Pandemic

Since March 2020, we have been navigating an unpredictable, delicate, and always changing landscape due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. While this

International Overdose Awareness Day

Today, August 31, Ellenhorn joins the rest of the world in recognizing International Overdose Awareness Day, a day to reflect on those

Ellenhorn New Perspectives Series: Cultivating curiosity and motivation: cornerstones of change behavior in tri-occuring recovery

On May 2, 2022, Ellenhorn hosted the second of five talks in our 2022 New Perspectives on treatment series. This presentation was

2022 Shifting the Addiction Paradigm Conference Recordings

On April 1, 2022, Ellenhorn and the Menninger Clinic partnered to put on Shifting the Addiction Paradigm – a hybrid virtual/in-person conference

How We Approach The Co-Occurring Issues of Addiction and Mental Health Issues

In keeping with all treatment approaches at Ellenhorn, we take a whole-person approach to people with co-occurring issues. We believe addiction often

VIDEO: Laurie Damsky, PMHNP appears as guest on Recovery X

On July 23rd, 2018, Laurie Damsky, PMHNP, appeared as a guest on Recovery X with Dan Sevingy. Laurie and Dan talk about

You’re not the only expert in the room: Therapeutic Collaboration

At Ellenhorn, we place collaboration in therapeutic relationships front and center. In such a relationship, therapist and client work to achieve goals

Ross Published on The Fix: “Adverse Adult Experience” in Co-Occurring Disorders

For many years, substance use disorders and mental illness were generally construed as issues that were best treated separately. It was common