Addicted and Mentally Ill: Stories of Courage, Hope, and Empowerment
Haworth Press, 2005 - Medical - 123 pages
Reconnect with dually diagnosed individuals using stories they can identify with!
Addicted and Mentally Ill: Stories of Courage, Hope, and Empowerment is a powerful tool to recommend to your clients who are dually diagnosed. This book presents vignettes about people with mental illness and addiction whose situations are representative of what goes on in a dual-diagnosis in-patient setting. This nonclinical, easy-to-read resource will give you, your patients, and their family members unique insight on dual diagnosis and how co-occurring mental illness and addiction can be treated with the minimum amount of blame, shame, or poor decision-making.
Addicted and Mentally Ill focuses on the most significant issues surrounding these individuals, such as:
The stories in Addicted and Mentally Ill confront the life problems specific to dually diagnosed individuals, including:
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