Sciacca Comprehensive Service Development
for Mental Illness, Drug Addiction, and Alcoholism: (MIDAA) Dual Diagnosis - Co-occurring Disorders.

Kathleen Sciacca, M.A., Executive Director
New York, N.Y.


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Sciacca, Kathleen, New Initiatives in the Treatment of the Chronic Patient with Alcohol/Substance Use Problems. TIE Lines, Vol. IV, No. 3, July 1987. Published by the Information Exchange of Young Adult Chronic Patients.

Sciacca, Kathleen, MICA-NON, Working with Families, Friends, and Advocates of Mentally Ill Chemical Abusers (MICA), AID Bulletin Addiction Intervention with the Disabled, Fall 1988, Vol 10, No 1; TIE Lines, Vol. VI, No. 3, July 1989. Published by the Information Exchange of Young Adult Chronic Patients.

Sciacca, Kathleen, "MIDAA SERVICE MANUAL" A step by step guide to program implementation for multiple disorders. Includes treatment guidelines; clinical tools such as the assessment, progress review; program guidelines and underpinnings; staff development criteria and program evaluative outcome tools. The manual has been developed by Kathleen Sciacca, 1990, revised 1995, and is available from the author.

Sciacca, Kathleen, "An Integrated Treatment Approach for Severely Mentally Ill Individuals with Substance Disorders" New Directions for Mental Health Services, Dual Diagnosis of Major Mental Illness and Substance Disorders. Jossey-Bass, publishers, summer 1991, #50. Book available from K. Sciacca.

Sciacca, Kathleen, Hatfield, Agnes B,., "The Family and the Dually Diagnosed Patient" Double Jeopardy, Eds. Lehman, A.F., and Dixon, L.B., Harwood Academic Publishers, 1995, Chapt. 12, pp.193-209.

Sciacca, Kathleen, and Thompson, Christina, M., "Program Development and Integrated Treatment Across Systems for Dual Diagnosis: Mental Illness, Drug Addiction and Acoholism, MIDAA," In press, The Journal of Mental Health Administration, Vol.23, No.3., Summer 1996.

Sciacca, Kathleen, "Peer Support for People Challenged by Dual Diagnosis: Helpful People In Touch," Consumers as Providers in Psychosocial Rehabilitation, IAPSRS, 1997.

Sciacca, Kathleen, "Removing Barriers: Dual Diagnosis Treatment and Motivational Interviewing," Psychological Counselor, February, 1997.

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Haight Ashbury Cocaine Film, The, FMS Productions
MICAA: Dual Diagnosis, New York State Office of Mental Health
The Disease Concept of Alcoholism, David Ohlms, Gary L. Whiteaker Co. Inc.
MICAA Moves Ahead, K. Sciacca
Integrated Treatment for Mental Illness, Drug Addiction and Alcoholism (MIDAA): The Alaska Example. Producer, K.Sciacca, 1994.


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