Double Trouble in Recovery (DTR) is the only evidence-based peer support group created for those with co-occurring disorders. DTR offers a forum for people who have a substance use disorder as well as a mental illness to address the challenges and issues specific to them in an understanding, inclusive atmosphere.
Many DTR groups are formed through the encouragement of professionals who recognize peer support as a critical tool in a clients recovery management. This DVD features professionals and DTR group members giving practical information and inspiring personal stories about their experiences with the success of peer support, including:
- footage of DTR group members running their own meeting and sharing their experiences, strength, and hope
- interviews with mental health and addiction professionals outlining how they've used peer-led recovery groups to improve outcomes for their dually diagnosed clients
- commentary by Marya Hornbacher, author of the best selling memoir Madness: A Bipolar Life, detailing how essential Twelve Step recovery groups are to those with co-occurring disorders, and how DTR has impacted her recovery
- a group training and demonstration run by DTR founder Howie Vogel
Enhance your program with How to Start a Double Trouble in Recovery Group: A Guide for Professionals, a manual and CD-ROM that give professionals all the tools needed to help clients establish and maintain DTR groups in their community.
Enhance your professional and peer-leader training with this unique Hazelden program that helps you advocate for clients who want to start and run a Double Trouble in Recovery self-help group -- the only evidence-based peer support group for people with co-occurring disorders.