Year: 2001 Source: Ottawa: Health Canada, 2001. 139p. SIEC No: 20030265

This book is a resource for mental health workers who provide services to people presenting with concurrent mental health & substance use disorders. The purpose of the project was to identify effective treatment options for people with concurrent disorders. Descriptions of specific disorders, criteria for diagnosis, & common comorbid substance abuse issues are included. Clinically proven effective treatment options are presented. Clinical confounders that could affect efficacy, e.g. suicide ideation, are also discussed. (SC)