Do I Need Dual Diagnosis TreatmentRon Bath2020-03-11T16:30:42-07:00
Do I need Dual-Diagnosis Treatment?
Am I a Candidate for Dual-Diagnosis?
Dual Diagnosis treatment is a relatively new innovation in the field of addiction recovery. Until the 1990s, people who were experiencing symptoms of a mental health disorder — anxiety attacks, depressive episodes, delusional behaviour or mood swings — were treated separately from those who sought help for drug or alcohol abuse. When these conditions overlapped, clients were often denied treatment for a mental illness until they got clean and sober. Unfortunately, because substance abuse is often driven by an underlying psychiatric disorder, this meant that many people with a Dual Diagnosis of addiction and a mental disorder never got the help they needed.
What’s Different About Dual-Diagnosis Treatment?
In the 21st century, Dual Diagnosis recovery blends the most successful aspects of mental health care and substance abuse treatment.
Instead of drawing a hard line between psychiatric health and addiction, these areas are treated as part of a continuum. Clinicians who work in addiction treatment can now receive training and credentials in the treatment of co-occurring mental health disorders.
Dedicated rehab facilities offer recovery services that are personalized for clients with a Dual Diagnosis.
This new and very effective treatment will help you or your loved one overcome.
Quality theraputic environments also offer individual, group, family and marriage therapy as well that gives clients and their families an additional perspective on drug and alcohol abuse and its effect on the impacted family.
Co-occuring disorders are typically accompanied with Anger Management, Marriage Counseling, Parenting, Eating Disorders, Gambling, Hoarding, Sex Addiction, Shoplifting Therapies.
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