TIP 42: Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons with Co-Occurring Disorders

TIP 42 identifies key elements of programming for co-occurring disorders in substance-abuse treatment agencies. The elements described have relevance for mental-health agencies and other service systems that seek to coordinate mental health and substance-abuse services for their clients who need both.

This publication is part of the Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). It is accessible via SAMHSA’s website