Mark is a registered general and mental health nurse. He has specialised in co-existing mental health and substance use for two decades. His research provides evidence of effectiveness of both harm reduction and recovery oriented intervention for people with a ‘dual diagnosis’. He works as a consultant nurse in Manchester.
Ian Hamilton and Mark Holland appraise new NICE guidance on dual diagnosis. Their blog highlights the ongoing inequity in service provision for people with serious mental illness and comorbid substance misuse.[read the full story...]