Chapter 2. Policy Initiatives in Substance Misuse and Mental Health: Implications for Practice

  1. Professor G. Hussein Rassool MSc, BA, RN, FETC, RCNT, RNT MILT, FRSH Cert. Ed., Cert. Couns., Cert in Supervision & Consultation1,2,3
  1. A. Hammond

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774953.ch2

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How to Cite

Hammond, A. (2006) Policy Initiatives in Substance Misuse and Mental Health: Implications for Practice, in Dual Diagnosis Nursing (ed G. H. Rassool), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774953.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Addiction & Mental Health, Departamento de Psiquiatria e Ciências Humanas da Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

  2. 2

    Visiting Professor Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

  3. 3

    Formerly Senior Lecturer in Addictive Behaviour, Department of Addictive Behaviour & Psychological Medicine, Centre for Addiction Studies, St George's Hospital, University of London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405119023

Online ISBN: 9780470774953

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Keywords:

  • policy initiatives;
  • mental health;
  • public health issues;
  • medical discoveries;
  • health teams

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical Context

  • Foundations of Modern Policy

  • Strategy for Mental Health and Substance Misuse

  • Guidelines

  • Quads

  • Social Control

  • Training Needs

  • Conclusion

  • References