The mentally ill chemical abuser
Co-occurring substance abuse and mental disorders present major challenges to the healthcare system and to nursing. According to 1999 data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 7 million-10 million Americans have at least one mental disorder as well as an alcohol or drug use disorder.1
Scholar Commons Citation
Becker, Marion A., "The mentally ill chemical abuser" (2003). Mental Health Law & Policy Faculty Publications. 144.