Following Up
Navigating the Maze of Addiction & Mental Health

Approximately 100 people gathered at the Horsham Township Community Center on Thursday, March 23, 2017. We had an informative and interactive evening that included speaker presentations, a panel discussion, and breakout groups for all participants, which were followed by a Q&A with the panel.

↓View the Powerpoint Presentation↓


Patrick Dowling, LPC
Private Practice Clinician

Carl Antisell
“Minding Your Mind”

Pam Roberts
Parent of Children in Recovery

Special Thanks to Our Event Sponsor

Special Thanks to Our Community Partner

Montgomery County Office of
Drug & Alcohol Programs

Crisis & Other Important Information

National Help Line (SAMHSA) 24/7/365
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Links to Helpful Information Related to Dual Diagnosis

Interesting article about the link between addiction and anxiety
Comorbidity: Addiction and Other Mental Disorders
Glossary: Important terms related to comorbidity
Research Report: Comorbidity
Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders
How Common Are Comorbid Drug Use and Other Mental Disorders?
Is Drug Addiction a Mental Illness?
Is there a link between marijuana use and psychiatric disorders?

Infographic: Mental Health Facts


Read news stories related to dual diagnosis/comorbidity.
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