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Mental Health and Family Therapy- SAMHSA

This brochure explores the role of family therapy in recovery from mental illness, substance use disorders, or both. It explains how family therapy sessions are run and who conducts them. It also provides information on how effective family therapy sessions are in recovery.   

Mental Health First Aid Course

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders in your community.

NAMI- Support Groups

National Organization with local support groups for individuals, caregivers and parents. HILLSBOROUGH

National Alliance on Mental Illness- Dual Diagnosis

Dual diagnosis (also referred to as co-occurring disorders) is a term for when someone experiences a mental illness and a substance use disorder simultaneously. Either disorder—substance use or mental illness—can develop first. People experiencing a mental health condition may turn to alcohol or other drugs as a form of self-medication to improve the mental health symptoms they experience. However, research shows that alcohol and other drugs worsen the symptoms of mental illnesses.  Warning Signs

SAMHSA- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Training, Publications, Locating Treatment Centers, Programs, Tool-kits, ....better understanding mental health and substance abuse. 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health

This guide, a collaboration of the Child Mind Institute and Center on Addiction, which merged with Partnership for Drug-Free Kids in January 2019, provides information on common mental health disorders in young people (and the medications that are often used to treat these), tips on identifying substance misuse and steps to making informed decisions about evaluation and treatment for co-occurring disorders.

VA Mental Health

Your mental health is a critical component to your overall wellness. If you are experiencing mental health challenges, or suspect a family member would benefit from talking to a mental health provider, VA offers ways to help. Veterans and their family members can connect with support through in-person appointments at local VA facilities, telehealth sessions, and online resources. Learn more about how you or someone you care about can find help, either in your local community or online.

Connecton between Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders

Data show high rates of comorbid substance use disorders and anxiety disorders—which include generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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