Putting It Together: Co-Occurring Disorders: Compassionate Care for Healing and Recovery | Podcast

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In the United States, almost half of all people with substance use disorders also meet criteria for a mental health disorder, and vice versa. In this episode, we speak with Elizabeth Black, MRC, LADC, about the importance of understanding how each disorder impacts the other is imperative to providing effective interventions.


Elizabeth Black, MRC, LADC

 Elizabeth Black has worked with and on behalf of marginalized populations for more than 15 years. She holds a Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor. Ms. Black serves as subject matter expert, trainer, and technical assistance provider for substance use, mental health, and recovery initiatives. Her areas of interest and expertise include harm reduction, medication-assisted treatment, and health and wellness in recovery.




Christina N. Clayton, LICSW, SUDP, Northwest MHTTC Co-Director

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Christina Clayton has been working in the behavioral health field since 1993 working with people and programs addressing severe mental health issues, substance use, co-occurring issues, chronic homelessness, integrated care, outreach, physical health, trauma and diversity/equity/inclusion topics. Christina has education and licenses/credentials in clinical social work, mental health and substance use.  She is also a Clinical Assistant Professor and Field Instructor for the University of Washington School of Social Work (MSW ’97).  Learn more about MHTTC Staff & Faculty




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