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Monthly Discussion – Presentation by Lyndsay R. Nuyen, MSW – What is the relationship between mental illness and substance abuse?

January 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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NAMI of Kalamazoo holds a Monthly Discussion meeting on the first Thursday of each month at Pathways, 119 West Vine Street in Kalamazoo at 6:00pm.

NAMI of Kalamazoo
THURSDAY DISCUSSION
MEETING
JANUARY 4, 2018
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WHAT IS THE RELATIONSHIP BEWTEEN MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE?
This month’s Thursday Discussion Meeting will explore the issue of “Co-Occurring Disorders”.
Lyndsay Nuyen will conduct a presentation, followed by a question & answer period and discussion, on January 4 at 6:00 pm, in the Pathways Building (119 West Vine St.) in Kalamazoo.
Lyndsay R. Nuyen, MSW
Substance Abuse Services Supervisor
InterAct of Michigan
According to American Medical Association Reports, roughly 50% of individuals with severe mental disorders are affected by substance abuse.
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CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS
  • How can it be determined if an individual has a “co-occurring disorder”?
  • What substance abuse programs are available for individuals with a “co-occurring disorder”?
  • How does the InterAct Substance Abuse Program measure its success with individuals?
Come with your questions, and come to understand; as well as, to share your thoughts!

Details

Date: January 4
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Venue Name: Pathways
Address: 119 W Vine St
Kalamazoo, MI United States