Mental Health & Rehabilitation eCast
October, 2002

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DR. MICHAEL HOGAN TO LECTURE AT BOSTON UNIVERSITY

On October 16, 2002, Dr. Michael Hogan, Chair of President Bush’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health and Commissioner of the Ohio Department of Mental Health will discuss “Perspectives on Mental Health: Science, Services or Recovery” at the fourth annual Dudley Allen Sargent Distinguished Lecture at Boston University’s Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. For information on attending the lecture, visit:
http://www.bu.edu/sargent/about/daslecture.html

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UIC SELF-DETERMINATION BROADCAST LIVE ON THE WEB

The University of Illinois at Chicago National Research and
Training Center on Psychiatric Disability (UIC NRTC) will hold a
live webcast on October 22, 2002, 3:00-4:30 EST on “Using the Internet to Promote Self-Determination & Emotional Well-Being.” Trends and web-based resources related to mental health, online communities, peer support, community activism and employment will be addressed. Personal stories of self-determination and a panel discussion will conclude the webcast. For more information and to register, visit:
http://www.psych.uic.edu/uicnrtc/sdworkshop3.htm

The UIC NRTC is supported by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, USDOE, and the Center for Mental Health Services, SAMHSA.

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BEHAVIOR HEALTHCARE TOMORROW FEATURES
RECOVERY ARTICLE

The October 2002 issue of Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow cover article “A New Word in Serious Mental Illness: Recovery” highlights the history and vision of recovery with contributing perspectives from Courtenay Harding, William Anthony and Jeffery Lieberman in addition to consumer perspectives offered by Moe Armstrong, Daniel Fisher and Kathryn Cohan-Haerry. A full-text version of the article including quotes and resource information is available from the web address below:
http://www.bu.edu/cpr/about/publicity/

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INTEGRATED TREATMENT FOR CO-OCCURRING
SUBSTANCE ABUSE

“A Comprehensive Guide for Integrated Treatment of People with Co-Occurring Disorders,” edited by Diane Doyle Pita and LeRoy Spaniol, is a compilation of reprinted articles addressing critical issues related to substance abuse and serious mental illness. The book is intended as a text in an academic course or for in-service training with an instructor or trainer providing clinical guidance. For more information access the web address below:
http://www.bu.edu/cpr/catalog/books/titles/integrated.html

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