This Drug and Alcohol Finding publication addresses a hot topic which generates heated debate- dual diagnosis.
Whether to focus on mental health problems or substance use problems when the patient exhibits both is a long-standing conundrum which still puzzles today’s treatment services.
This Drug and Alcohol Finding explores:
- The definition 'dual diagnosis'
- The relationship between substance use and mental health
- Multiagency work
- Supporting people to access care
- Dual diagnosis in prison settings
- Effective treatment