Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

PROGRESS update

PROGRESS update NEWS Justine Trippier On behalf of PROGRESS It is timely, with all the changes in government and with dual diagnosis nationally, that we provide an update on PROGRESS. For those who haven’t heard of us, PROGRESS is a national group of consultant nurses and other experts working in dual diagnosis (mental health, alcohol and drugs) and substance use. Our website (www.dualdiagnosis.co.uk) is being developed as a ‘work in progress’ and contains information and resources relevant to workers, professionals, service users, carers and interested members of the public. We meet two or three times a year and work on specific dual diagnosis projects, inform national and regional policy, and act as a pool of expertise in dual diagnosis issues. Since our last update in this journal when we launched the website, we have seen the end to the Dual Diagnosis National Programme at the Department of Health (National Mental Health Development Unit) and a change in government. The national programme, through Tom Dodd and Ann Gorry, gave PROGRESS a lot of support, both financially and as a direct route into the relevant government ministries, to enable us to influence and comment on the national agenda. This programme will be http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Advances in Dual Diagnosis Pier Professional

Loading next page...
 
/lp/pier-professional/progress-update-KfEDV79y2Y
Publisher
Pier Professional
Copyright
Copyright © 2010 by Pier Professional Limited
ISSN
1757-0972
eISSN
2042-8324
DOI
10.5042/add.2010.0388
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

NEWS Justine Trippier On behalf of PROGRESS It is timely, with all the changes in government and with dual diagnosis nationally, that we provide an update on PROGRESS. For those who haven’t heard of us, PROGRESS is a national group of consultant nurses and other experts working in dual diagnosis (mental health, alcohol and drugs) and substance use. Our website (www.dualdiagnosis.co.uk) is being developed as a ‘work in progress’ and contains information and resources relevant to workers, professionals, service users, carers and interested members of the public. We meet two or three times a year and work on specific dual diagnosis projects, inform national and regional policy, and act as a pool of expertise in dual diagnosis issues. Since our last update in this journal when we launched the website, we have seen the end to the Dual Diagnosis National Programme at the Department of Health (National Mental Health Development Unit) and a change in government. The national programme, through Tom Dodd and Ann Gorry, gave PROGRESS a lot of support, both financially and as a direct route into the relevant government ministries, to enable us to influence and comment on the national agenda. This programme will be

Journal

Advances in Dual DiagnosisPier Professional

Published: May 1, 2010

There are no references for this article.