The term “comorbidity” describes two or more disorders or illnesses occurring in the same person. They can occur at the same time or one after the other. Comorbidity also implies interactions between the illnesses that can worsen the course of both. Read the DrugFacts
- HHS: About the Multiple Chronic Conditions Initiative (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
- NIDA for Teens Drug Facts on Co-Occurring Conditions - Offers resources for teens and teen influencers. Get the latest on how drugs affect the brain and body. Features videos, games, blog posts, and more!
- Easy-to-Read Drug Facts: Drug Use and Mental Health Problems Often Happen Together - Has pictures and videos to help readers understand the text. The website also can read each page out loud.
- Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD Study) (NIDA)
- Mental Health and Addiction Insurance Help (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
- First-Episode Psychosis and Co-Occurring Substance Use Disorders (SAMHSA)
- National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
- CDC - Federal Disaster Mental Health Resources
- Message From the Director: The Effects of Stress on Drug Abuse After Katrina (Archives)
- Stress and Substance Abuse: A Special Report After the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks (Archives)
- MEDLINEplus Health Information on Drug Abuse (National Library of Medicine, NIH)
- Healthfinder.gov (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
Clinical trials are research studies in human volunteers conducted to answer specific health questions. Learn about the NIH-sponsored clinical trials available to you.