dual diagnosis and other complex needs

Best practice for mental health workers is to routinely record any co-occurring substance use diagnoses alongside any mental health diagnosis......to inform integrated treatment planning and integrated service delvery. For Victorian workers this practice aligns with the directions in the 2021 Mental Health Royal Commission report    .

ICD-10 Eleventh Edition is the current edition used for classifying episodes of admitted patient care across Australian hospital services

These tools were developed by the Victorian Dual Diagnosis Initiative to assist workers to record any co-occuring substance use diagnoses. The tool is available in a poster format (suitable for laminating) and as an interactive, desktop ready reckoner