Latoya Clarke

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BACKGROUND Substance misuse in those with severe mental health problems is common and associated with poor engagement in treatment and treatment outcomes. Up to 44% of those admitted into psychiatric inpatient facilities have coexisting substance-misuse problems. However, this is not routinely addressed as part of their treatment plan. A mental health(More)
OBJECTIVE This proof of principle study evaluated the effectiveness and feasibility of a brief motivational intervention, delivered in mental health in-patient settings, to improve engagement in treatment for drug and alcohol misuse. METHOD A randomised controlled trial using concealed randomisation, blind, independent assessment of outcome at 3 months.(More)
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