Author | Mark A. Hurst, MD

Articles

Adaptation and Implementation of the Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment Model Into a Psychiatric Inpatient Facility: A 12-Year Perspective

June 26, 2010

As early as the 1970s, researchers and practitioners became increasingly aware of the necessity for services that would address the varied needs and treatment implications for consumers with the co-occurring disorders of substance abuse and mental illness. High percentages of consumers in substance abuse treatment centers were identified with mental illness disorders, and consumers admitted to psychiatric facilities often were identified as having additional substance use disorders.