GET HELP® Journal

Professionals

Picking a Treatment Program

As an addiction professional, you have an inordinate amount of choices and, often, have to make a decision quickly. So, how do you choose the best treatment for your clients with addiction and co-occurring disorders? We at GET HELP® understand the many challenges you face, and we want to help you help your clients.

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Professionals

GET HELP: Connection, Compassion, Change

With the state of crises management in constant flux, GET HELP can help you find the help you need. We have been on every side of this problem and now we are on every side of the solution. We seek to solve the challenges addiction professionals face when their clients’ lives are disrupted by a crisis.

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Homelessness

Sustainable Development Goals: A Worldwide Effort

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are seventeen targets that were unanimously adopted by the UN in 2015 and are blueprints to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all humankind. Part of GET HELP’s mission is to create a positive impact in the world and the markets it serves.

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COVID19

COVID-19’s Vast Impact on Humanity

GET HELP Board Advisory Chair Lloyd Sederer, MD, is quoted in Suskind’s piece:
“With the coronavirus, there will be no return to normal: The virus will just keep rolling along, striking blows to the population and to the confidence of doctors.”

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Mental Health

GET HELP App Creates Better Access to Treatment

GET HELP App Creates Better Access to Treatment Disability Advocates Addiction is a symptom. If we don’t stay clean or sober long enough to get to those underlying problems, we will surely return to the quick fixes and damage of addiction. Tweet GET HELP CEO Tony Greco, PsyD wrote an

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COVID19

COVID-19 Death Toll May Be Worse Due to Suicide and Overdose

COVID-19 Death Toll May Be Worse Due to Overdose and Suicide Further Tragedy can be prevented with Community-Based Solutions Local communities must find new ways to meet the needs of those suffering today. We can change the outcome by creatively deploying effective, local community-based solutions. Tweet Local communities must find

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Mental Health

A Circle of Coordinated Care is a Growing Standard in Recovery

A Circle of Coordinated Care is a Growing Standard in Recovery Addiction Requires a Collective Solution Addiction not only destroys the individual, it devastates families, disrupts the workplace, damages communities, and continues to erode society. Substance use disorder affects us all. The problem of addiction requires a collective solution. Tweet

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COVID19

GET HELP® App Updated with COVID-19 Community Resources

GET HELP® News GET HELP is a human and data-driven central solution that helps the helpers do their jobs more effectively and efficiently, improving access to services to those in need, and raising the standard for accountability. GET HELP is a tech tool for humans. Unlike many technology solutions, the

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COVID19

Special Grocery Store Hours for Seniors During COVID-19 Crisis

Special Grocery Store Hours for Seniors During COVID-19 Crisis GET HELP® Resources & Support Albertsons Tuesday, Thursday 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM vulnerable shoppers, including senior citizens, pregnant women or those with compromised immune systems “who have been advised to avoid leaving home as much as possible.” Baron’s Market Daily

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Professionals

What Do We Know About Resilience in the Wake of Disaster?

What Do We Know About Resilience in the Wake of Disaster? We have evidence of what works, lessons learned, to guide us. Dr. Lloyd Sederer Lloyd Sederer, MD Advisory Board Chair During this time of “social distancing” and “sheltering at home,” this means over-communicating. Use whatever device works best for

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Professionals

The Business of Recovery

People with addiction and their families often are (over)promised the moon, so to speak, and as we read in the accompanying story. But – they are required to pay rates from hundreds (to tens of thousands of dollars), every month for treatment. Some families mortgage their homes or spent their savings or money meant for the education of all their children.

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Homelessness

Homelessness is a Solvable Problem

Rates of homelessness, especially chronic homelessness (defined federally as lasting more than one year), increase every year. Especially among people who have serious mental and substance use disorders. But it is a solvable problem, writes Lloyd I Sederer, MD, Chair of Get Help Board of Advisors.

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