The Relationship Between Mental Illness, Substance Abuse, Crime & Violence

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SUMMARY

In this episode we discuss the interplay between mental illness & substance abuse and how this interplay affects negative outcomes. Dr. Price provides a comparison between serious mental illness and personality disorders, and together we review general risk factors, policy issues, and provide and overview of substance abuse. MATURE THEME

References for this episode:

https://timeline.com/willowbrook-the-institution-that-shocked-a-nation-into-changing-its-laws-c847acb44e0d

Treatment Advocacy Center: https://www.treatmentadvocacycenter.org/evidence-and-research 

The Vera Institute: https://www.vera.org/research

The Albany County Mobile Crisis Team: https://www.nyconnects.ny.gov/services/mobile-crisis-team-omh-pr-705206901019

 

Previous episodes referred to:

Insanity Defense (S2, E2): https://forensicinservice.com/episodes/the-insanity-defense/

Psychopathy (S1, E2): https://forensicinservice.com/episodes/psychopathy/

Interview with John Snook of the Treatment Advocacy Center (S2, E1): https://forensicinservice.com/episodes/interview-with-john-snook-of-the-treatment-advocacy-center/

Other related episodes:

Mental Illness & Violence (S1, E5): https://forensicinservice.com/episodes/mental-illness-violence/

A General Discussion on Risk (S1, E3): https://forensicinservice.com/episodes/a-general-discussion-on-risk/

Artwork & Music:

Our artwork was hand-painted by Jenn Koonz, Ph.D. and used with her permission – digitalized by Steve Koonz.

Our theme music was composed and performed by Adam Price, used with permission. Our transition music was composed and performed by Steve Koonz.

License:

(CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

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