1. ACT is sometimes referred to as “a Hospital without walls”. What do you think of that form of treatment-pros and cons?
  2. For the 3rd Edition, what do you think would be an ideal and comprehensive system of care for people with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders?
  3. Explore your community and find and discuss integrated services that are available for co-occurring disorders in your local treatment communities.
  4. For the 3rd Edition, identify some of the reasons why persons who are prescribed psychotropic medications do not take them. As a provider, how would you address this issue?
  5. Does labeling a person with a psychiatric diagnosis impact them in a positive or a negative way and if so how?
  6. For the 3rd. Edition, please discuss the role of NAMi in supporting families of these suffering from mental illness.