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Alcohol, drug and mental health problems

Patricia Kearney

Alcohol, drug and mental health problems

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by Patricia Kearney

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Published by Social Care Institute for Excellence in London .
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Statementauthors, Patricia Kearney, Enid Levin, Gwen Rosen.
SeriesSCIE reports -- no.2
ContributionsLevin, Enid., Rosen, Gwen., National Institute for Social Work., Social Care Institute for Excellence.
The Physical Object
Pagination33p. ;
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16198907M


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The Clinical Alcohol of Co-existing Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Problems will enhance clinicians’ confidence in working with people with co-existing problems.

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Alcohol problems are more common among people with more severe mental health problems. This does not necessarily mean that alcohol causes severe mental illness. Evidence shows that people who consume high amounts of alcohol are vulnerable to increased risk of developing mental health problems and alcohol consumption can be a contributing factor.

Recreational drugs and alcohol. Explains the mental health effects of recreational drugs, what might happen if you use recreational drugs and also have a mental health problem, and suggestions for where to find support.

Download PDF (KB). Twenge and her co-authors analyzed data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, a nationally representative survey that has tracked drug and alcohol use, mental health and other health-related issues in individuals age 12 and over in the United States since   Addiction to drugs and alcohol is a mental illness better known as “substance use disorder.” Inmillion adults in the U.S.

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