The Crisis of Under-treatment of Severe Substance Abuse Disorder

The Doctor Weighs In
6 min readDec 23, 2018

By: Thomas G. Kimball, PhD

Here are some of the reasons why it is so difficult for those who suffer mental health and/or severe substance use disorder to access appropriate treatment.

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We are in the midst of a crisis of untreated and undertreated mental health and substance use disorders. The negative impact and consequences for…

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