Tim Devitt


969 E. 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

Areas of Expertise
Children and Adolescents
Mental Health
Substance Abuse
Substance Use Practice

Social workers, regardless of their practice setting, frequently encounter individuals, families, and communities adversely affected by alcohol and other drug use. A 2002...

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  • Devitt, T.S. & Davis, K.E. (2014). Persons with Mental Illness and Co-occurring Substance Use Disorders(Chapter). In E. Giffords & K. Garber (Eds.). Perspectives on Poverty: Policies, Programs, AndPractices. Chicago: Lyceum Books, Inc.
  • Brunette, M.F., Ferron, J.C., Drake, R.E., Devitt, T.S., Geiger, P., McHugo, G., Jonikas, J., & Cook, J.,  (2013). Carbon monoxide feedback in a motivational decision support system for nicotine dependence among smokers with severe mental illness. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment,   45, 319-324.
  • Davis, K.E., O’Neill, S., Devitt, T.S., Baerentzen, B., Little, N., & Wilkniss, S. (2012). Consulting in action: A case study of six support teams sustaining integrated dual disorder treatment. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 15, 313-333.

  • Brunette, M.F., Ferron, J. C., McHugo, G., Davis, K., Devitt, T.S., Wilkness, S. & Drake, R.E. (2011). Anelectronic decision support system to motivate people with severe mental illnesses to quit smoking. Psychiatric Services, 62, 360-366.

  • Frounfelker, R., Wilkniss, S., Bond, G., Devitt, T.S., & Drake, R.E. (2011). Enrollment in SupportedEmployment services for clients with a co-occurring disorder. Psychiatric Services, 62, 545-547. 

  • Devitt, T.S., Davis, K.E., Kinley, M., & Smyth, J. (2009). The evolution of Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment at Thresholds: Lessons learned. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 12, 93-107.