Co-occurring Disorders


Program Reduces Recidivism Among Men With Co-occurring Disorders – NIDANotes

National Institute on Drug Abuse. National Institute of Health. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (July 2012)

Counseling Clients with Co-Occurring Disorders

National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Webinar

This free webinar will introduce the learner to the ideas and concepts behind both diagnosing and treating people with co-occurring disorders. Through understanding both the assessment and diagnosis of substance use dependency as well as mental health disorders, the learner will be better able to provide effective treatment to the millions of clients struggling with co-occurring disorders.

Integrating Co-Occurring Disorders – An Introduction to What Every Addiction Counselor Needs to Know

National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Webinar 

Integrating Treatment for Co-occurring Disorders: An Introduction to What Every Addiction Counselor Needs to Know is a skill-based training program that will help addiction counselors improve their ability to assist clients who have co-occurring disorders, within their scope of practice. This educational program is designed for those who do not have a significant background with co-occurring disorders and will discuss the many myths related to mental illness treatment, barriers to assessing and treating co-occurring disorders, relevant research and prevalence data, commonly encountered mental disorders, applicable screening and assessment instruments and issues surrounding medication management and coordinating with other mental health professionals.

Co-Occurring Disorders

American Addiction Center, 2015

Information about co-occurring disorders and how best to treat them.

Dual Diagnosis

National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Alliance on Mental Illness defines the dual diagnosis.


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