Persons with Co-Occurring Mental Illness-Substance Use Disorder-Chronic Medical Condtions-Disability (Including ID/DD) – Federal Policy Considerations

AAHD and the Lakeshore Foundation submitted a statement to the Senate Committee on HELP (Health, Education, Labor, Pensions) on persons dealing with co-occurring conditions. The HELP committee is considering SAMHSA and related program reauthorization. The statement shares data points on persons with co-occurring disabilities; shares analysis and white papers; and lists some possible federal policy initiatives responding to these challenges. The March 7 AAHD-Lakeshore statement is here: PDF.