Case management for persons with substance use disorders.

  title={Case management for persons with substance use disorders.},
  author={Morten Hesse and Wouter Vanderplasschen and Richard Charles Rapp and Eric Broekaert and Mats Fridell},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Patients with alcohol and other drug use disorders (AOD) frequently have multiple social, physical, and mental health treatment needs, yet have difficulty accessing community services, including drug abuse treatment. One strategy for linking patients with AOD with relevant services is case management, where a single case manager is responsible for linking patients with multiple relevant services. OBJECTIVES To conduct a systematic review of all RCTs on the use of case management… CONTINUE READING