Dual Diagnosis: An Information Guide
This guide was developed for families and caregivers of people with developmental disabilities. It provides basic information about dual diagnosis and explains what we know about services and supports and how to best access them. It also suggests ways to take care of yourself while being a caregiver.
A Family Guide to Dual Diagnosis
Part 1: An overview of dual diagnosis, an introduction to treatment options and information about developmental disabilities, mental health problems and how they interact.
Part II: Information about the impact of dual diagnosis on family life and self-care strategies for family members.
Part III: Information about treatment and support for people with a dual diagnosis, including strategies for navigating the treatment system, information about psychosocial and medication treatment options and anticipating and coping with crisis situations.