Integrated treatment simply means that one provider (or one team of providers) delivers both mental health and substance use services at the same time.
is Most Effective Approach
Integrated treatment is now considered an evidence-based practice because multiple randomized controlled trials have shown it to be more effective than other approaches. Learn more
Evaluate Your Capability to Treat Co-occurring Disorders
Administrators and program leaders can evaluate an existing program's capability to provide integrated services with the Dual Diagnosis Capability in Addiction Treatment Index or the Dual Diagnosis Capability in Mental Health Treatment Index. Learn more
The Key to Program Change?
A Local Champion
A persuasive leader can be the force for change in behavioral health programs. Sam Tsemberis, founder of the Pathways model Housing First, provides one such example and offers his view on the key elements required to successfully launch a program.
Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Leaders Join Forces
A collaboration by the leading organizations in mental health and addiction treatment provides information and resources for the successful implementation of integrated services across treatment organizations. Learn more