Evaluating Substance Abuse in Persons with Severe Mental Illness Clinician Rating Scales

@inproceedings{2007EvaluatingSA,
  title={Evaluating Substance Abuse in Persons with Severe Mental Illness Clinician Rating Scales},
  author={},
  year={2007}
}
  • Published 2007
A large proportion of persons with severe psychiatric disorders are affected by substance abuse, and clinical research points to the need to treat psychiatric and substance use disorders in an integrated fashion. Accordingly, all mental health clinicians who work with these individuals must develop competence in the detection and treatment of substance use disorders. Simply referring clients with a substance use disorder to other clinicians or other treatment facilities never worked very well… CONTINUE READING