Co-occurring Disorders (COD)
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Wellness and Recovery

Co-occurring Disorders (COD)

Mental health and substance use issues interfere with a person’s ability to maintain stability in life. When a person experiences both mental health and substance abuse disorders simultaneously, recovery becomes a much more complex process. It requires specialized interventions. This topic page contains research and information pertaining to understanding and treating people experiencing co-occurring disorders.