News and Resources

Suggested Resources

WestBridge provides effective treatment for men
with co-occurring mental illness and substance use.

Books

Al-Anon. (2000). The Al-Anon Family Groups, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Al-Anon World Service Conference.

Amador, Xavier; Johnson, Anna-Lisa. (2000) I Am Not Sick, I Don’t Need Help! Peconic, New York. Vida Press.

Griffin, Dan (2014). A Man’s Way through Relationships: Learning to Love and Be Loved, Central Recovery Press.

Mueser, Kim T., Gingerich, Susan. Coping with Schizophrenia, A Guide for Families, Oakland, CA. New Harbinger Publications.

Prochaska, James O., J.C. Norcross, C.C. Diclemente. (1994) Changing For Good:A Revolutionary Six-Stage Program for Overcoming Bad Habits and Moving Your Life Positively Forward, New York, New York: Avon Books.

Turkington et. al (2009) Back To Life, Back To Normality!, New York, NY. Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 978-0-521-69956-3

Temes, Roberta. (2002) Getting Your Life Back Together When You Have Schizophrenia, USA New Harbinger Publications.

Torrey, E. Fuller. (2001, fourth edition). Surviving Schizophrenia, A Manual for Families, Consumers and Providers, New York, New York. HarperCollins Books.

Woods, Mary R.; Armstrong, Katherine. (2012) When the Door Opened: Stories of recovery from co-occurring mental illness & substance use disorder.

Woods, Mary R.; Murray, Adrienne. (2016) I Didn’t CAUSE IT, I Can’t CHANGE IT: How Mothers of Adult Children with Co-Occurring Disorders Have Coped.

Woolis, Rebecca. (1992, 2003) When Someone You Love Has a Mental Illness, New York, New York. Penguin Group.

Online Resources

NAMI – The National Alliance On Mental Illness is a nationwide grassroots advocacy group, representing people affected by mental illness in the United States. NAMI provides education and advocacy by shaping public policy for those suffering the effects of mental illness www.nami.org

SAMHSA – The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. www.samhsa.gov

Substance Use and Mental Health Services Administration Helpline (24/7)
SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.

American Society of Addiction Medicine  https://www.asam.org/

National Institute on Drug Abuse and Alcoholism
https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/

National Helplines
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-8255
Chat with Lifeline 

Call 211 to find resources for mental health, substance use treatment, healthcare expenses, food and shelter in your area. To find a 211 in a specific area, call 211 or search https://www.211.org/about-us/your-local-211

View our outcomes, published in the International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction: https://www.westbridge.org/white-paper-and-publications/

Magazines

Schizophrenia Digest, MacPhee, William J. editor. Magpie Media, Buffalo, NY.
BP Magazine, Garvey, Joanne Doan publisher. Green Apple Courage, Inc. Buffalo, NY

Reintegration Today, RFIBinger Partners/New York, NY

Downloads

Co-occurring Disorders Glossary – NAADAC’s Life-Long Learning Series – Integrating Treatment for Co-occurring Disorders: An Introduction to What Every Addiction Counselor Needs to Know, August 2010.

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