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[Merrionstreet.ie] Launch of HRB evidence review on dual diagnosis treatment services. (25 Sep 2019)

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The Minister of State with responsibility for Health Promotion and the National Drugs Strategy, Catherine Byrne TD, and the Minister of State with responsibility for Mental Health and Older People, Jim Daly TD launched the Health Research Board (HRB) evidence review, Treatment services for people with co-occurring substance use and mental health problems: a rapid realist synthesis. This report is part of the HRB Drug and Alcohol Evidence Review series and was undertaken by a team from the Georgia Health Policy Center in the United States.  

There is good evidence that greater integration of mental health and addiction services leads to improved treatment outcomes, but that this integration is difficult to implement. Integration is not a single concept related to a specific treatment or relationship among providers, but rather a complex, multifaceted portfolio of interrelated parts of a system.  The purpose of the HRB review was to understand what aspects of the integrative process made it more likely that better treatment outcomes would be achieved.......

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Source:Merrionstreet.ie
Date:25 September 2019
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Subjects:G Health and disease > Substance related disorder > Dual diagnosis (comorbidity)
HJ Treatment method > Treatment outcome
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Treatment and maintenance > Treatment factors
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Treatment and maintenance > Patient attitude toward treatment
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Treatment and maintenance > Provider / worker / staff attitude toward treatment
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Care by type of problem > Mental health care
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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