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Mental Health: Dual diagnosis - mental illness and substance use

Guide to library resources for staff of St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne with an interest in mental health, psychiatry and psychology

Dual Diagnosis

This is a library topic guide 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 nexus@svha.org.au 

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Last update: 9 February 2024

Resources by SVHM staff

Websites

Publications

Communication and therapeutic alliance

Dual diagnosis services

Client experience of services

Compulsory treatment

Coordination of services

Guidelines

Inpatient services

Recovery oriented practice

Technology

Video from the 2016 Victorian Dual Diagnosis Initiative Statewide forum

Vulnerable populations

Homeless

Prisoners

Epidemiology

Biomarkers

Causes

Characteristics

Other comorbidities

Prevalence

Lived experience

Consumer viewpoint - a video from Polar Warriors

Consumer experience

Interventions

Alcoholics Anonymous

Animal assisted therapy

Brief interventions

DBT and Mentalization

Medication

Motivational interviewing

Preventive interventions

Psychoeducation

Psychotherapy

Youth

Staff training

Staff training provider

Publications

Carers, family and friends

Recovery

*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.

Helen Wilding

Helen Wilding, Senior Research Librarian

Carl de Gruchy Library, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne
Helen.Wilding@svha.org.au

Literature Searching, Systematic Reviews, Mental Health liaison 
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