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Alcohol and Chemical Dependency and Dual Diagnosis Programme Outcomes

The Alcohol and Chemical Dependence (ACDP) Programme is designed to help individuals with alcohol and/or chemical dependence/abuse to achieve abstinence by enabling them to develop an increased awareness of the implications and consequences of their drinking/drug taking.

The Dual Programme is designed for adults with a dependence on alcohol or chemical substances, and in addition, have a co-morbid diagnosis of a mental health difficulty such as depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder. The aim of this programme is to enable clients to not only achieve abstinence and recovery in relation to substance use, but also to facilitate awareness, understanding and provide practical support and knowledge in relation to their mental health difficulties. 

Since 2014 both the ACDP and Dual Diagnosis programmes have used the Leeds Dependence Questionnaire (LDQ), to measure the clinical outcomes of these multidisciplinary stepped care programmes. The LDQ is a 10-item questionnaire, designed to screen for mild to severe psychological dependence to a variety of different substances, including alcohol and opiates. This measure was completed by service users pre and post programme participation.  

Total scores on Leeds Dependency Questionnaire

ACDP: LDQ Total Scores 2017

ACDP: LDQ Total Scores 2017

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