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.
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Citation / Publisher Attribution
Advance for Nurses, v. 4, issue 14, p. 13-26
Scholar Commons Citation
Becker, Marion A., "The Mentally ill Chemical Abuser" (2003). Mental Health Law & Policy Faculty Publications. 144.