SAMHSA's Report to Congress
The full text of SAMHSA's 2002 Report to Congress on the Prevention and
Treatment of Co-Occurring Substance Abuse Disorders and Mental Disorders
is available on the SAMHSA Web site. Chapters include information on characteristics
and needs of individuals with co-occurring disorders, evidence-based practices,
barriers to treatment, Federal block grants and state program activities, and
the Agency's 5-year blueprint for action. Visit www.samhsa.gov/
Developing Treatment Programs
SAMHSA's Strategies for Developing Treatment Programs for People with Co-Occurring
Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders provides information on methodology
and key lessons on designing services for adults with co-occurring disorders.
This resource also includes appendices with information from expert panels and
telephone surveys, as well as training curricula.
Both publications are available from SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol
and Drug Information at P.O. Box 2345, Rockville, MD 20847-2345. Telephone: 1
(800) 729-6686 (English and Spanish) or 1 (800) 487-4889 (TDD). Online, the publications
are available at www.oas.samhsa.gov.