Last month, Regina Moffett, Certified Recovery Support Specialist and Trilogy advocate, was the keynote speaker at the National Council for Behavioral Health’s Trauma-Informed Care Learning Community for Addictions Programs kick-off conference in Baltimore, MD. Her presentation, The Intersection of Trauma and Addictions: A Trauma-Informed Recovery, focused on Trilogy’s trauma-informed approach to addiction treatment.
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In 2013, Trilogy was awarded a Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) Substance Abuse and Intervention Services grant to enhance services for individuals living with substance use disorders. This funding provided Trilogy with the opportunity to implement an Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment (IDDT) Program that could be integrated into Trilogy’s other treatment programs and provide the people we work with, who live with dually diagnosed mental illness and substance use disorders, access to an evidence based practice with proven treatment outcomes. We hired Courtney Emery, Trilogy’s IDDT Program Coordinator, in September of 2013 and began accepting clients into the program in November of 2013.
In 2012, Trilogy received a grant from the City of Chicago's Department of Public Health (CDPH) as a part of the Minority AIDS Initiative Target Capacity Expansion (MAI-TCE) Integrated Behavioral Health/Primary Care grant. This grant allowed Trilogy to implement HIV testing for clients; provide CLEAR Counseling (Choosing Life: Empowerment, Actions, Results)—an evidence-based counseling curriculum targeted at individuals who have or are at risk for HIV; implement SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment)—a comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment services for people with substance use disorders, as well as those who are at risk of developing these disorders; and to provide our staff with the necessary resources to apply for one of three IAODAPCA (Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association) Certifications: