Drawing from an evidence-based program by internationally recognized pioneers in the integrated treatment of co-occurring disorders from the Dartmouth Medical School, Living with Co-occurring Addiction and Mental Health Disorders is a handbook designed to inform and empower those with dual disorders. It allows each person to make the best choices about his or her own treatment and, in collaboration with a trained clinician, sculpt a program that works. Key topics include
- getting an assessment
- reviewing treatment options
- selecting the right treatment team
- setting achievable goals and making positive changes with cognitive-behavioral therapy
- building a support network of family and friends, and connecting with others recovering from co-occurring disorders
Informative, thorough, and easy to follow, this book is designed to help the millions of people with co-occurring disorders thrive and be their own best recovery advocates.
Living with Co-occurring Addiction and Mental Health Disorders includes several exercises to introduce readers to the early stages of recovery. Clinicians or their clients can download the following worksheets, print them and do the exercises.