What You Need to Know About Dual Diagnosis

       Nearly 9 Million Americans are affected by co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders. There are a lot of common misconceptions people have about substance abuse. One of the biggest ones is that it’s always accompanied by a mental health diagnosis. Keep in mind that addiction itself is a mental illness. The […]

A Better Understanding of Dual Diagnosis Alcohol Detox

dual diagnosis alcohol detox

A dual diagnosis involves both a mental health disorder and a substance abuse problem. Alcoholics or drug addicts often struggle with mental health disorders as well. This is also known as a co-occurring disorder, as well as comorbidity. One of the disorders may have caused the other; however, this is not always true. In fact, […]