Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Among Young Adults: A Fact Sheet for Providers
Source: Now Is The Time TA Center (SAMHSA)
Resource Type: Document or Publication
Transformation Team Subjects: Clinical Practice & Health Care, Youth & Young Adults of Transition Age
Key Topics: Prescribing & Medication, SED/SMI, Substance Use, Treatment
Many youth and young adults experience both mental health and substance use disorders simultaneously, a condition referred to as co-occurring disorders (COD). This fact sheet on COD among young adults is written to help providers, administrators, and other youth-serving staff in understanding young adult COD and providing effective interventions.