Fresno County individuals and families with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders are too frequently unserved, poorly served or under-served by both providers of mental health and substance abuse treatment services. These individuals are provided services that are often not integrated, not person or family centered, not effective or cost efficient. this results in over-utilization of criminal justice, health care, child protective, and homeless shelter services. Clients with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders may be the most commonly represented group seeking behavioral health services.
The goal of the Co-Occurring Information Page is to serve as a clearinghouse of information that is pertinent to your needs as a consumer, parent, family member, provider, and interested citizen. This website will provide you with valuable and "new" information. The objective is to keep you informed of emerging COD actions and increase your knowledge of COD activities.