co-occurring disorder

Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment

For millions of people, mental health disorders are a daily battle. For some, the use of drugs and alcohol seems to be the only way to minimize their symptoms. When a person has both conditions – mental health disorders and substance use disorders – it’s called a co-occurring disorder. Treating both of these conditions at…

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Addiction and Mental Health

Addiction and mental health are directly related. Co-occurring mental health disorders and substance abuse treatment require comprehensive dual diagnosis addiction treatment at an inpatient addiction treatment center in Orange County, CA. Co-Occurring Disorders Medicine describes a simultaneous addiction and mental health condition as a “co-occurring” or “dual diagnosis disorder.” Sometimes the addiction feeds the substance…