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Borderline Personality Disorder

Current research indicates that personality disorders affect about 12% of the general population and constitute a significant mental health issue (Zanarini, 2005a). Recent studies have found that personality disorders (PDs) are more powerful predictors of quality of...

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Killing Them with Love

Killing Them with Love

One of the most difficult things about working with addicts can be working with the families.  The families are scared to death that the next phone call will be the police, or God forbid, the morgue.  I know that I put my family through hell.  However, the best thing...

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Dual Diagnosis Article -Published in InRecovery Magazine

Dual Diagnosis Article -Published in InRecovery Magazine

Dual Diagnosis by Amy Novicoff-Fackrell After approximately 20 years of development and research, dual diagnosis services for clients with severe mental illness are emerging as an evidence-based practice. Effective dual diagnosis programs combine mental health and...

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Interview with Amy Novicoff-Fackrel

"Be true to yourself and believe in yourself, play on your strengths and go for it." Amy Novicoff-Fackrell, is a former lawyer, a recovering alcoholic, bipolar and the owner and executive director of Viewpoint Dual Recovery Center in Prescott, Arizona.  She practices...

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The Forest AND the Trees

...what comes to us alone may be garbled by our own rationalization and wishful thinking. The benefit of talking to another person is that we can get his direct comment and counsel on our situation... —Twelve and Twelve p.60

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The Viewpoint Edge

What makes Viewpoint Dual Recovery Center different from other Treatment Centers? The goal of dual diagnosis interventions is to manage both illnesses so that the client can pursue meaningful life goals. Viewpoint Dual Recovery Center simultaneously addresses chemical...

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