Dual Diagnosis

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The Relationship Between Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health

Substance use disorder (SUD) and mental health disorders are closely linked. Individuals often experience both conditions simultaneously. In fact, research has shown that nearly 50% of individuals with a mental health disorder also have a¬†substance use disorder, and vice versa. Understanding the relationship between these two conditions is critical for effective treatment. What is Substance … Read more

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Finding the Right Path: Navigating Treatment Options for Dual Diagnosis

Dealing with co-occurring disorders or dual diagnosis can be challenging. It’s not always easy to identify whether a person is experiencing a mental health disorder, a substance abuse disorder, or both. Moreover, treating both conditions together can be complicated. However, finding the right treatment options for dual diagnosis is critical to help individuals recover and … Read more