DUAL DISORDERS

Supporting DUAL DISORDERS Recovery

Becoming Dual Diagnosis Capable

Whether you are a traditional substance abuse treatment provider seeking to become more capable of providing effective co-occurring mental health treatment, or a traditional mental health treatment provider seeking to become more capable of providing effective co-occurring addictions treatment, the DDCAT and DDCMHT provide a useful framework.

The DDCAT is the Dual Diagnosis Capability in Addictions Treatment index, available at no cost, and accompanied by the DDCAT Toolkit, which explains the framework and offers information on how to develop your services in an integrated, co-occurring direction.

The DDCMHT is the Dual Diagnosis Capability in Mental Health Treatment index, also available at no cost, and accompanied by the DDCMHT Toolkit, which explains the framework and offers information on how to develop your services in an integrated, co-occurring direction.

Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

Click on the highlighted links to access the Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders treatment services resources below.

Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment (IDDT) Model

Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment is for people who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. This treatment approach helps people recover by offering both mental health and substance abuse services at the same time and in one setting.

Click here to view, download, and/or order a hard copy of the complete and updated IDDT Toolkit which includes the following manual for educating/training service-provider staff:

Training Frontline Staff: Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders

For much more information about the various domains of the IDDT model and how to develop and implement them, visit the IDDT MODEL page of this website.

Other Resources

Co-Occurring Disorder – Related Quick Facts Sheets

Marijuana and Mental Health

Co-Occurring Education Lecture Series powerpoint presentations

University of South Florida’s No-Fee COD Training Series

See also the University of South Florida’s No-Fee Training Series, offering a comprehensive overview for practitioners on topics related to assessing and treating persons with co-occurring disorders. A certificate of completion is available at no cost. The topics covered include the following:

• Understanding the Needs of Persons with Co-occurring Disorders
• Issues and Techniques in the Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders
• Creating Treatment Programs for Persons with Co-occurring Disorders
• Evidence-based Treatment Models for Persons with Co-occurring Disorders
• Responsive Services and Supports for Persons with Co-occurring Disorders
• Adolescents and Co-occurring Disorders
• Co-occurring Disorders among Older Adults
• Women and Co-occurring Disorders
• Co-occurring Disorders in Persons in the Justice System

Other Dual Disorders Treatment Resources

Tips and Topics: Opening the Toolbox for Transforming Services and Systems, by David Mee-Lee , with Jennifer Harrison.

Hazelden’s Co-Occurring Disorders Program – access the Hazelden CDP description for a detailed explanation of the Hazelden program components.

 

Interactive Web-Based Learning Modules

for effectively supporting recovery from dual disorders.

Click here to access the series of 10 interactive, web-based learning modules entitled:

Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Treatment Competencies

Learning modules address the following important elements:
  1. Dual Assessment
  2. Stages of Treatment
  3. Engagement
  4. Treatment Planning
  5. Motivational Counseling
  6. Substance Abuse Counseling for Persons with Mental Illness
  7. Group Treatment for Dual Disorders
  8. Relapse Prevention
  9. Self-Help
  10. Family Treatment
Modules were developed in 2007-08 by Stephen R. Wiland, LMSW, ICADC, with SAMHSA Block Grant funding made available through the State of Michigan’s Department of Community Health.