Missed opportunities in the field: caring for clients with co-morbidity problems.

@article{Crespigny2002MissedOI,
  title={Missed opportunities in the field: caring for clients with co-morbidity problems.},
  author={Charlotte de Crespigny and Carolyn Emden and Beverly Drage and Christine Hobby and Sara Smith},
  journal={Collegian},
  year={2002},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={
          29-34
        }
}
This discussion paper presents key issues associated with caring for people with concurrent alcohol or drug and mental health problems. By way of anecdotal stories and personal experiences, it draws attention to 'missed opportunities' for effective care of clients within a general hospital and community mental health service. As educators, inicians and students, we are concerned our own attempts to improve the care of these clients may have been less than successful due to various factors, and… CONTINUE READING