Many of the materials are provided by 3rd parties, so you will have to ensure compliance with 3rd party terms and conditions as well.
Webites for users of services
Dual Recovery Anonymous™ is an independent, non professional, twelve step, self-help fellowship organisation for people with a dual diagnosis.
A blog by a sufferer who talks about dual diagnosis (sign in required)
Useful links on mental health:
Websites for service providers
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
An extensive Canadian website with a very professional easy to use training programme booklet for service professionals aimed at increasing awareness of the stigma of dual diagnosis at reducing the barriers for people trying to access services
The “beyond the label” toolkit programme can be down loaded free of charge.
Dual Diagnosis, Australia & New Zealand
Another extensive website on dual diagnosis with articles, fact sheets, presentations, reports , and audio downloads. Also has free self assessment checklists for both individuals and organisations who are trying to improve their capacity to deal with co-occurring mental health & addiction issues. Users can also sign up for a regular ezine (electronic magazine) The Government’s mental health and addiction strategy can also be downloaded.
Dual Diagnosis, America
A website developed by Kathleen Sciacca with a wide range of materials and useful videos for purchase on developing a dual diagnosis service. Users can also sign up for an ezine.
This Irish Government agency has a number of research reports on addicition and mental health in relation to homelessness.
Lenus is the Irish health repository (library) for the HSE . There is very little on dual diagnosis but there are some (out of date) material on addiction. useful resources on mental health, including mental health screening tools and the Inspector of Mental Health’s annual reports.
Useful links on addiction
Internet Discussion Group for service providers
Australian Discussion Group
For students & professionals interested in the area of dual diagnosis. You must sign up to join in.
American based Linked-in discussion group (run by Kathleen Sciacca )
For professionals interested in the area of dual diagnosis. You must sign up for both linkedin and the specific group to join in. Also has materials for download.
(If you are already a member of linked in)