Kate Dubé is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and health writer in the San Francisco Bay Area. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of California, Berkeley and has worked as a researcher and clinician at the University of California, San Francisco for more than a decade. Substance use and co-occurring disorders is a topic that hits close to home for so many of us. When you, or a loved one, are struggling with a mental health issue, you can rely on Kate for evidence-based, empathetic and useful information.
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