Do Gamblers Anonymous meetings help?

Gambling disorder is a common mental illness with prevalence rates similar to or greater than bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Yet a lack of research and development of effective treatments leaves many problem gamblers and their families still suffering. Before effective treatments can be developed, a clear understanding of the disorder

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#SovTalk: Sovereign Health CEO, Dr. Tonmoy Sharma, discusses how measurement-based care provides insight into treatment progress

Dr. Tonmoy Sharma, CEO of Sovereign Health, led a presentation on measurement-based care titled “Using Measurement-Based Care to Enhance Substance Abuse and Mental Health Treatment” as a guest speaker at the 7th Annual Western Conference on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders, hosted by U.S. Journal Training in Newport Beach, California,

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Sovtalk: Resilience is a choice

In San Clemente, California, Sovereign Health hosted their monthly C.E. event and luncheon. Monica M. Powers, Psy.D., the director of clinical development at Sovereign Health of Culver City, presented “A Portrait of Resilience” at the luncheon. With her elderly dog Snoopy by her side, Powers addressed the crowd of clinicians

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