Mental and substance use conditions often co-occur. In other words, individuals with substance use conditions often have a mental health condition at the same time and visa versus.
The Centers provides integrated treatment or treatment that addresses mental and substance use conditions at the same time. This approach is associated with better outcomes such as:
- Reduced substance use
- Improved psychiatric symptoms and functioning
- Decreased hospitalization
- Increased housing stability
- Fewer arrests
- Improved quality of life
For more information regarding Co-Occurring treatment, visit http://www.samhsa.gov/co-occurring/.