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Co-Occurring Disorders: Mental Health & Drugs DVD

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Gain a deeper understanding of the mental illnesses that are a significant element of the dual diagnosis and of how psychoactive drug use can aggravate these conditions.

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Running Time: 36 minutes
Copyright: 2005
Format: DVD
This DVD provides clients and treatment professionals with a deeper understanding of the mental illnesses that are a significant element of a dual diagnosis and of how psychoactive drug use can aggravate these conditions.
The video addresses the difficulty of giving an accurate diagnosis, the consequences of self-medication with street drugs, and the problems of relapse. Interview segments with groups, individuals and medical experts focus on the complexity of managing a dual diagnosis as well as illustrate how clients can function in society and gain hope through effective treatment.
Featuring:
Richard K. Ries, MD
Outpatient Psychiatry, Addictions & Dual Diagnosis Program
Harborview Medical Center

Arthur W. Toga, PhD
Director, LONI Neuro Imaging Lab UCLA School of Medicine

Darryl Inaba, PharmD
Research Scientist,
former CEO Haight-Ashbury Free Clinics
Click here to view the transcript