Common Comorbidities with Substance Use Disorder (DA2020)
Author(s): US Dept of Health & Human Services
Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CCAPP, Delaware BON, Florida BON, MCBAP-Specific, NAADAC, RNs
Credit Hours: 2
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This research report provides information on the state of the science in the comorbidity of substance use disorders with mental illness and physical health conditions.
II. Part 1: The connection between substance use disorders and mental illness
III. Part 2: Co-occurring substance use disorder and physical comorbidities
IV. Part 3: The connection between substance use disorders and HIV
V. Part 4: Barriers to comprehensive treatment for individuals with co-occurring disorders
- Enhance assessment of the patient's condition and determine the best treatment method in collaboration with the patient and, when possible and desired, the patient's family and caregivers
- Improve understanding of the connection between substance use disorders and mental illness
- Optimize methods for HIV prevention and treatment