The Foundation invested in efforts to effectively serve individuals with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders through the support of:
- Technical assistance and training to build capacity and expertise among providers to assess and treat co-occurring disorders.
- Evidence-based services to effectively address the co-occurring conditions of patients suffering from both substance use and mental health disorders.
- Evidence-based treatment for immigrants/refugees and homeless individuals with co-occurring disorders.
Links and Resources
Approximately 222,000 NC adults experience a serious mental illness annually.*
*According to combined data for 2008-2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
- Need help? Click here to find a Substance Abuse or Mental Health Provider.
Local mental health and substance abuse providers in Guilford County:
Currently available community compendiums of mental health and related-resources in Guilford County:
Evidence-based programs for Substance Use and Mental Health Disorder providers.
NREPP is a searchable online registry of more than 330 interventions supporting mental health promotion, substance abuse prevention, and mental health and substance abuse treatment.
Approximately 26% of homeless adults staying in shelters live with serious mental illness.*
*National Institute of Mental Health (www.nimh.nih.gov).
Best-practice treatment resources for substance use providers:
Evidence-based Programs and Practices for Co-Occurring Disorders: