Concurrent Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders: An Information Guide by W.J. Wayne Skinner, MSW, RSW

Concurrent Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders: An Information Guide

byW.J. Wayne Skinner, MSW, RSW, Caroline P. O'Grady, RN, MN, PhD

Kobo ebook | March 15, 2010

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A person with a mental health problem has a higher risk of having a substance use problem, just as a person with a substance use problem has an increased chance of having a mental health problem.

This guide:

  • explains the symptoms and causes of concurrent disorder
  • outlines the different kinds of treatments available, including psychosocial and biological treatments
  • describes integrated treatment and how it helps
  • discusses recovery and relapse prevention
  • discusses family involvement
  • gives guidance on how to explain concurrent disorders to children

This guide gives a thorough introduction to concurrent disorder treatment options, and sensitive and sound coping skills to help people with concurrent disorders -- and their families -- toward recovery.

Title:Concurrent Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders: An Information GuideFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 15, 2010Publisher:Centre For Addiction And Mental HealthLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1770526064

ISBN - 13:9781770526068

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