Mental health review is an opportunity to do better for people with drug & alcohol problems

‘There is clear evidence – highlighted in recent guidance from Public Health England – that “people  with  co-occurring  conditions  are often unable to  access  the care they  need” and that “it  is  not  uncommon for  mental  health  services  to exclude people  because of  co-occurring  alcohol/drug  use”,’ writes Sam Thoms of MEAM.