Welcome to a special issue of Mental Health Update about dual diagnosis - mental illness with substance use.
NEXUS Dual Diagnosis Consultation Service: I would like to thank Simon Kroes and Kevan Myers from NEXUS for their assistance. Located at St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, NEXUS is a component of the Victorian Dual Diagnosis Initiative (VDDI). Their role is to enhance dual diagnosis capability across the AOD (Alcohol and Other Drug) and MH (Mental Health) sectors. NEXUS supports integrated AOD and MH treatment through service development, education and clinical leadership. NEXUS is not a direct clinical service provider. NEXUS contact +61 3 9231 2083 or email@example.com
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Last updated: 4 March 2022 (new articles are added to the top of the relevant section)
Resources and publications by NEXUS staff:
Video from https://reasonsforusepackage.com/
Publications by other SVHM staff - just a snippet!
Coordination of services
Recovery oriented practice
Client experience of services
DBT and Mentalization
Video from https://motivationalinterviewing.org/
Staff training provider
Carers Can Ask - a resource for carers created by NEXUS Dual Diagnosis service
*Caregiving for relatives with psychiatric disorders vs. co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders. Labrum T. Psychiatric Quarterly, 2018, 89(3), 631-644.
*Recovery, peer support and confrontation in services for people with mental illness and/or substance use disorder. Corrigan PW, Larson JE, Smelson D, et al. British Journal of Psychiatry, 2019, 214(3), 130-132.
Unraveling recovery: a qualitative study rooted in the lived experiences of persons with complex mental health needs. De Ruysscher C. Ghent University, 2019. Note this thesis includes an open access version of: