AHS 7670 Wilmington University Week 2 Integrated Treatment Reaction Paper

After reviewing the resources for this week…

Please complete a 3-5 page reaction paper addressing the following areas:

  • Name and describe the 3 treatment models.
    • Why is integrated treatment the preferred treatment model for co-occurring disorders?
    • Name two (2) barriers to implementing integrated treatment services.
    • Name two (2) strategies to overcome the barriers that you noted.
  • Describe the eight (8) basic essential qualities of effective treatment programs for co-occurring disorders.
    • What risks would occur if one of these qualities were left out?
    • Why is it important to coordinate with other supportive services when treating co-occurring disorders?


Please read Chapters 1 & 2 in this course text:

Designing, Implementing, and Managing Treatment Services for Individuals with Co-Occurring Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders – Blueprints for Action

Please read Chapter 3 in this course Supplemental Reading Resource

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series, No. 42Preview the document

Please read this course Supplemental Reading Resource:

Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring DisordersPreview the document

Please read Chapter 1 in this course Supplemental Reading Resource:

Report To Congress On The Prevention And Treatment Of Co-Occurring Substance Abuse Disorders And Mental DisordersPreview the document

Additional Resources:

Theories of Addiction (Links to an external site.)Theories of Addiction

What is Integrated Treatment? (Links to an external site.)What is Integrated Treatment?