Dually Diagnosed Mentally Ill and Substance Misuse Population
Write 14 pages with APA style on Dually Diagnosed Mentally Ill and Substance Misuse Population. Individuals with dual problems deserve high quality, patient-focused and integrated care. (Mental Health Policy 2001: 4)This document was chosen for its direct relevance to my upcoming placement at Charles House. Charles House specialises in the care of all-male clients with a wide range of mental health issues from moderate to severe. Since there is an extremely high incidence of mental health issues and substance abuse often dually diagnosed in this population, this particular document offers insight and information in coping with this condition. The particular area of the document under review in this paper will be section 3.2.5 Relapse Prevention, although further on references will be made to other related areas of this document as they directly relate to the subject. However, the need to be proactive about relapse will be my main concern. It is not only important to treat the patient while they are in care at the facility, but it is almost more imperative that they have the tools to succeed with the rest of their lives. Charles House has implemented several plans in regards to this. Charles House partners with families of the clients, community organisations, social services departments, and so on, in an effort to support their treatment of Person-Centred Care Planning. This treatment takes into account the social, emotional, cultural and spiritual needs of the client. Much of this is discussed in the document and throughout this paper.The particular section on relapse prevention is listed under the main category of assessments and treatment. For the purposes of this document the dual diagnosis population is defined by the following description: .