Effective Results ( National Alliance On Mental Illness, 2012 )

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most effective results (National Alliance on Mental Illness, 2012). As a person goes through treatment, receiving information that does not reflect their own personal set of values and belief system, confusion and extraction is more likely to occur (National Alliance on Mental Illness, 2012). Rigid curriculum within an integrated treatment model may provide adverse effects due to lack of flexibility to incorporate personalization for each individual cultural needs (National Alliance on Mental Illness, 2012). Access to fully integrated treatment programs has been limited and overall implementation of this style of programming has been slow due to problems related to the organization and financing of new programming, despite the positive results received through continuous research (National Alliance on Mental Illness, 2012). These positive finding have promoted widespread acceptance that integrated treatment is superior to nonintegrated treatment options for this target population among mental health professionals (National Alliance on Mental Illness, 2012). Although results from the integrated treatment approach is consistent and positive, work remains to be done in regard to financing and organization of these programs, making them more accessible for those in need (National Alliance on Mental Illness, 2012). Barriers To Treatment Although co-morbidity is common in regard to the co-occurrence of mental health disorders and substance use disorders, many agencies do
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