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Dual diagnosis: a challenge for the reformed NHS and for Public Health England

A large proportion of people in England with mental health problems have co-occurring problems with drug or alcohol misuse. Likewise poor mental health is commonplace in people who are dependent on or have problems with drugs and alcohol. And, for many people, mental ill health and substance misuse combine with a range of other needs including poor physical health, insecure housing and offending.

This discussion paper was written with the Centre for Mental Health and DrugScope and explores the implications of the health service reforms for meetings these challenges.


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Dual diagnosis: a challenge for the reformed NHS and for Public Health England
Publication date 1st March 2012
Categories Recovery and Treatment
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