Department of Health

Dual diagnosis: key directions for service development

The prevalence and complexity of dual diagnosis requires an integrated approach to assessment
and treatment delivered as ‘core business’ within specialist mental health and alcohol and other
drug services.

This document clarifies priorities and directions for dual diagnosis service development in Victoria. It highlights current service delivery issues and provides guidance for service leaders and managers responsible for ensuring that dual diagnosis becomes core business within their services.


Dual diagnosis
Date published
30 Apr 2007
35 pages [754KB]
Department of Health & Human Services
Available format

Reviewed 29 May 2015

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