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


MNCAMH publications that provide information for training providers in specialized areas of intervention.


E-IMR Training Manual







I-IMR – ACT 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,

Provider Prepardness for Treatment of COD

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