Debra Meehl Speaking on Borderline Personality at 25th CCSAD

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Debra Meehl will present on Bordeline personality treatment at the 25th annual Cape Cod Symposium on Addictve Disorders.

Debra Meehl, co-founder and President of The Meehl Foundation in Texas, will be among the guest speakers at the Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders. CCSAD, will be hosted in Hyansis, MA scheduled for September 6-9th, 2012. Ms.Meehl plans to address treating the most difficult mental health cases, including those individuals with co-occurring Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder.

CCSAD in its 25th year is attended by substance abuse counselors, educators, and other addiction-focused healthcare professionals, and attendance at the annual four-day event is expected to top 1,000 people this year. These attendees will have an opportunity to hear expertise in a wide variety of areas, including prevention, trauma, legal concerns of addiction-focused professionals, co-occurring disorders, current research and outcomes, ethics, health information technologies, special populations, workplace/management issues, clinical techniques, alternative therapies, faith based approaches, clinical supervision and professional development.

In her presentation at this national conference, Debra Meehl will be introducing the success clients at her Texas facility have enjoyed through Dialectical Behavioral Therapy in a residential setting. The Meehl House is one of the first locations in the nation to offer residential group homes providing Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for individuals with Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Anxiety, Depression and Substance Abuse. Since opening in the summer of 2008, the Meehl House has been treating and providing continuous care for clients who are transitioning back to an independent life.

The Meehl House is located along the Gulf Coast in Brazoria, Texas. To schedule an interview with Debra Meehl or learn more about the Meehl House, interested journalists may contact the Meehl Foundation at 979.798.7972.

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