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Co-occurring Disorders and Treatment Systems

Author(s): Flynn, Patrick M.
Teaser: A brief overview of data on substance use and mental illness, with a focus on the need for better services and systems integration to improve outcomes
Link: http://www.samhsa.gov/co-occurring/healthcare-integration/FlynnCODandTreatmentSystems.pdf | PDF - 610Kb

This presentation by Patrick M. Flynn, of TCU Institute of Behavioral Research reviews data on substance use, mental illness, and co-occurring disorders based on results from the Drug Abuse Treatment Outcome Studies. Dr. Flynn also discusses core components of treatment, as well as elements of services and systems integration. The presentation also includes recommendations for improving care by addressing treatment, the workforce, and access to care.

Date retrieved: 1/21/11
Year published: 2007
Resource type: PDF/PowerPoint Presentation