MNCAMH research briefs offers an introduction to the Center’s research and evaluation initiatives. Together, these briefs can be used as a tool for community-wide dissemination of research results that support MNCAMH training and raise public awareness of issues related to mental health, substance abuse, and treatment of CODs.
Treatment of Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders: Preparedness of Social Workers and Alcohol and Drug Counselors in Minnesota
Of the 9.2 million Americans with co-occurring mental health and substance
Integration of Mental Health and Primary Care: Barriers, Strategies, and Recommendations
Individuals with serious mental illness have a life expectancy up to 30 years shorter than those in the general population
The Minnesota 10 by 10 initiative, led by the Minnesota Department of Human Services, has set a goal to increase the life expectancy of individuals with SMI by 10 years,
MNCAMH publications that provide information for training providers in specialized areas of intervention.
Provider Preparedness for Treatment of Co-occurring Disorders: Comparison of Social Workers and Alcohol and Drug Counselors
Colleen M. Fisher, Jennifer Simmelink McCleary, Peter Dimock & Julie Rohovit
Social Work Education, 2014
Vol. 33, No. 5, 626–641, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02615479.2014.919074
Opportunities for Integrating Physical Health Within Assertive Community Treatment Teams: Results from Practitioner Focus Groups
Piper S. Meyer-Kalos, Michael G. Lee, Lynette M. Studer, Tanya A. Line, Colleen M. Fisher