IntegratIng Mental HealtH and SubStance abuSe ServIceS for JuStIce-Involved PerSonS wItH co-occurrIng dISorderS

@inproceedings{Osher2013IntegratIngMH,
  title={IntegratIng Mental HealtH and SubStance abuSe ServIceS for JuStIce-Involved PerSonS wItH co-occurrIng dISorderS},
  author={Fred C. Osher},
  year={2013}
}
The history of treatment approaches for persons with COD reflects the division of mental health and substance abuse treatment systems. Separate regulations, financing, provider education, licensing and credentialing, and eligibility for services have existed for decades. Service delivery mirrors the separation in administration and funding. As a result, persons with COD are often excluded from treatment or shuffled between providers, seldom receiving comprehensive screening and assessment, let… CONTINUE READING