Category Archives: Discussions

January – February 2019 Work

ZIA NEWS – January-February 2019

Activities:

There has been continuing activity on both old and new projects as 2019 starts off with a lot going on!

Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee:

Dr. Minkoff and the non-federal members of … Continue reading

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Victorian Dual Diagnosis Initiative

St. Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne hosted the Victorian Dual Diagnosis Initiative Forum on March 12th.  They have provided video presentations on their website, including an introduction to The Harris Project by our own Dr. Kenneth Minkoff.

VDDI Forum 2019

Introduction … Continue reading

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November-December Work

Activities:

There has been continuing activity on both old and new projects as the year draws to a close!

Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee:

Dr. Minkoff worked with the non-federal members of ISMICC to help organize several activities … Continue reading

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September-October Work

ZIA NEWS – September-October, 2018

Fall Activities:

There has been an explosion of activity, including international events, this fall, and more to come!

Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee:

Dr. Minkoff worked with the non-federal members of ISMICC to … Continue reading

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July-August 2018

Summer Activities:

Even with vacations (2 weeks in Brazil in July, 2 weeks on Cape Cod in August) it has been a busy summer.

Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee:

Dr. Minkoff worked with the non-federal members of ISMICC … Continue reading

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“September is Recovery Month”

This was taken from Hon. Peggy Hora of the Justice Speakers Institute September is Recovery Month A Time of Celebration and Hope

www.recoverymonth.gov

In Memorium: Christopher Kennedy Lawford, 33 years sober.

While recovery should be celebrated every day, September is … Continue reading

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Paradigm

Dr. Minkoff had an article published in Illinois Institute for Addiction Recovery’s journal Paradigm.  His article “Twelve Steps to Co-Occurring Competency: Building Competency in the Entire System” can be found on page 14 of the journal.

Here is a copy … Continue reading

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June 2018

Activities in June

Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee:

Dr. Minkoff attended the first official ISMICC meeting of 2018, held in Washington, DC on June 8. (Opening Remarks of the ISMICC meeting) The ISMICC report released in December 2017 … Continue reading

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Current Work

We are always working to spread our ideas for hopeful, strength-based, integrated mental health practice to the many communities that need support.

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April 2018

Activities in April

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute:   Continued work on finalizing the Houston Endowment substance use disorder System Report and helping to develop MAT TA capacity for Texas. Dr. Minkoff gathering information for the report on the new naltrexone … Continue reading

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