Identifying the signs, causes, and effects of substance abuse is critical in treating it. Both for mental and physical healthcare professionals and the general public can benefit from learning more, and becoming more aware of signs and symptoms in the people around them.
Category: Dual Diagnosis
Dual diagnosis treatment is a practice that treats people suffering from an addiction as well as a mental health disorder. Many who struggle with substance abuse have unresolved issues in mental health and/or trauma. That makes acknowledgement of all conditions, mental health problems like anxiety and depression, as well as alcoholism and drug addiction – a critical component of treatment.