what is dual diagnosis

What Is Dual Diagnosis?

Perhaps the only thing more challenging to overcome than substance use disorder are mental health conditions. Unfortunately, it’s very common for both of these conditions, addiction, and mental issues, to happen simultaneously. When these conditions overlap, treatment professionals refer to it as a co-occurring disorder. Often, individuals are unaware they have an underlying mental health…

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What Are Co-Occurring Disorders?

Some of the most common mental health disorders associated with co-occurring disorders include depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and personality disorders. Knowing what are co-occurring disorders is vital in finding the right mental health treatment program and therapies to fit an individual’s unique needs. Without learning more about co-occurring disorders and dual diagnosis treatment, individuals will…