What is Dual Diagnosis?
Dual Diagnosis is a term applied to the co-existence of both developmental disabilities (autism, intellectual disability, epilepsy, cerebral palsy) and mental health issues. For more information, please visit NADD.
Who We Are
Reach Across L.A. is a cross-systems, collaborative program administered by Westside Regional Center. The program focuses on recognizing and addressing the needs of individuals with dual diagnosis. It was established in 2008 and is made possible by the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) grant funding from the California Department of Developmental Services.
This program includes the following 5 projects:
- The Los Angeles Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Education (LA MHaDDE) Program
- The Los Angeles Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Tools for Assessing Quality of Services (LA TAQS) Program
- The Los Angeles Transition-Age Youth Service Integration Program (LA TAYSIP)
- Project UNITE
- Evidence-Based Practices (EBPs) for Dual Diagnosis Project