Living with Co-Occurring Addiction and Mental Health Disorders: A Handbook for Recovery

Living with Co-Occurring Addiction and Mental Health Disorders: A Handbook for Recovery by Scott Edelstein & Mark McGovern
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ISBN
9781592857197
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
240
Dimensions
150 x 225mm
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Approximately 10 million people in the United States have a substance-related disorder and at least one other mental illness. Those who are dealing with a combination of these disorders are met with a powerful recipe for destruction, especially self-destruction. The good news is that there is help.

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 COOCCURRING ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS is the first handbook designed to inform and empower those with dual disorders, allowing each person to make decisions about his or her own treatment and recovery and sculpt a program that treats both disorders together. Key topics include:

- Understanding the situation
- Getting an assessment
- Balancing the brain's chemistry
- Finding the ideal treatment
- Choosing and working with a therapist or counselor
- Setting achievable goals and making positive changes within
- Cognitive-behavioral therapy
- Informative, thorough, and easy to follow, this book is designed to help the millions of people with dual disorders be their own best advocates for health and sanity, and build lives worth living.

Key Features:

- Written by America's top experts on co-occurring disorders
- A user-friendly handbook made for individuals with dual disorders
- Features actionable steps that people can take to make positive changes in their lives
- Reveals how to choose a therapist and/or counselor that works for you
ISBN:
9781592857197
Publication Date:
01 / 02 / 2010
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
150 x 225mm

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