New Co-Occurring Disorders Web Site Created by Hazelden Publishing

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A wide variety of information and resources about the treatment of addiction and mental health problems is now available from Hazelden Publishing.

The web site also offers professional resources and specific information for administrators, treatment professionals, and families. With more than 50 pages of easy-to-find information, cooccurring.org is an extraordinarily comprehensive resource.

A wide variety of information and resources about the treatment of addiction and mental health problems is now available from Hazelden Publishing.

At http://www.cooccurring.org, visitors can find information on evidence-based treatments of addiction and mental health problems, the latest research about co-occurring disorders, and information about the Co-occurring Disorders Program (CDP) which was developed by faculty from the Dartmouth Medical School. According to Tim Sharp, Hazelden content development editor, "The web site also offers professional resources and specific information for administrators, treatment professionals, and families. With more than 50 pages of easy-to-find information, cooccurring.org is an extraordinarily comprehensive resource."

The Co-occurring Disorders Partnership is committed to promoting the integrated treatment of addiction and mental health problems through training, published materials and professional resources. Over six million adults in the U.S. have co-occurring disorders -- this user-friendly site provides the tools and information to show that lifelong recovery from co-occurring disorders is possible.

On the web site you will find:

Tools for Administrators and Policy Makers including:

  • Evaluation of your current program
  • Cost considerations for making your program capable of treating co-occurring disorders
  • Advice on initiating changes to your program

Tools for Clinicians and Counselors including:

  • Resources on integrated treatment
  • Tools for screening and assessment
  • Information on evidence-based therapies
  • The most up-to-date information on managing medication

Tools for Patients and Families including:

  • Resources for getting help
  • Family support tools
  • Information for the treatment of adolescents and youth

About Hazelden Publishing
Hazelden, a national nonprofit organization founded in 1949, has helped tens of thousands of people reclaim their lives from the disease of addiction. With plans to celebrate its 60th Anniversary this year, Hazelden offers the nation's most comprehensive approach to addiction by addressing the full range of patient, family, and professional needs, including treatment and continuing care for youth and adults, research, higher learning, public education and advocacy, and publishing. It has facilities in Minnesota, Oregon, Illinois, and New York. For more information, please visit http://www.hazelden.org and http://www.cooccurring.org

Contact: Christine Anderson, 651-213-4231or canderson(at)hazelden.org

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