Co-Occurring Disorders in Montana Youth

Co-Occurring Disorders in Montana Youth

October 2016

Daphne Herling

Co-occurring disorder (COD) is when one person has two or more disorders at the same time, a mental illness and a substance use disorder. This Montana KIDS COUNT report, explores the issue of co-occurring disorders in Montana youth: providing definitions, history and context; exploring challenges for individuals and systems; and highlighting opportunities for treatment.

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