Integrated Services for Behavioral Health

Stephen Poling

walking and talking: a new approach to community behavioral health

Walking and Talking

The Work of Community Behavioral Health Workers Community Behavioral Health Workers are not traditional “therapists,” though their work is profoundly therapeutic. And they are not simply “case managers.” That phrase does not do justice to the complexity that goes into their work. There has been a historical distinction between “therapy” and “case management” or “concrete …

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Addiction Behavior and the Human Brain

We recently engaged Dr. Barclay as a consulting partner with Integrated Services for Behavioral Health. He is helping us to think about the role of medical assisted treatment (MAT) as we build a science-based, relationship-centered response to the opioid addiction and overdose epidemic. The following represents a simple explanation of MAT, intended for non-medical professionals. …

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A Collaborative Response to the Opioid Problem

The Integrated Recovery Network represents a fresh, collaborative response to the opioid problem facing communities throughout central and southeastern Ohio. We have recruited an experienced team of professionals from within Integrated Services for Behavioral Health to work side-by-side with consulting partners from across the nation, to build a relationship based network of treatment and supportive services that addresses the full spectrum of problematic drug use.