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Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. (2005) Substance abuse treatment for persons with co-occurring disorders. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series, No. 42.

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This TIP, Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders, revises TIP 9, Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse. The revised TIP provides information about new developments in the rapidly growing field of co-occurring substance use and mental disorders and captures the state-of-the-art in the treatment of people with co-occurring disorders. The TIP focuses on what the substance abuse treatment clinician needs to know and provides that information in an accessible manner. The TIP synthesizes knowledge and grounds it in the practical realities of clinical cases and real situations so the reader will come away with increased knowledge, encouragement, and resourcefulness in working with clients with co-occurring disorders.

• Executive Summary
• 1 Introduction
• 2 Definitions, Terms, and Classification Systems for Co-Occurring Disorders
• 3 Keys to Successful Programming
• 4 Assessment
• 5 Strategies for Working With Clients With Co-Occurring Disorders
• 6 Traditional Settings and Models
• 7 Special Settings and Specific Populations
• 8 A Brief Overview of Specific Mental Disorders and Cross-Cutting Issues
• 9 Substance-Induced Disorders
• Appendix A: Bibliography
• Appendix B: Acronyms
• Appendix C: Glossary of Terms
• Appendix D: Specific Mental Disorders: Additional Guidance for the Counselor
• Appendix E: Emerging Models
• Appendix F: Common Medications for Disorders
• Appendix G: Screening and Assessment Instruments
• Appendix H: Screening Instruments
• Appendix I: Selected Sources of Training
• Appendix J: Dual Recovery Mutual Self-Help Programs and Other Resources for Consumers and Providers
• Appendix K: Confidentiality
• Appendix L: Resource Panel
• Appendix M: Cultural Competency and Diversity Network Participants
• Appendix N: Field Reviewers

Item Type
Publication Type
International, Guideline, Report, Protocol
Drug Type
All substances
Intervention Type
General / Comprehensive, Drug therapy, Treatment method, Psychosocial treatment method, Rehabilitation/Recovery
Identification #
Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series, No. 42
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Corporate Creators
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
Place of Publication
Rockville, MD
The Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series are US best-practice guidelines for the treatment of substance abuse. CSAT's Division of Services Improvement draws on the experience and knowledge of clinical, research, and administrative experts to produce the TIP Series, which are distributed to a growing number of facilities and individuals across the country. These can be accessed through the publisher link.
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