Co-occurring Disorders

Beyond Addiction: Addressing Co-Occurring Mental Health Issues in Teenagers

Adolescence is a crucial time of development, marked by significant physical, emotional, and cognitive changes. For some teenagers, this period is also marked by the onset of mental health disorders and substance use. The co-occurrence of substance use and mental health issues is a clinical concern that requires specialized treatment approaches. In this blog post, …

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A Comprehensive Guide to Individual Therapy for Co-Occurring Disorders and Trauma-Related Substance Use

Individual therapy is a crucial component of addiction and mental health treatment for individuals with co-occurring disorders, particularly those who use substances to cope with past trauma. However, many people may not be aware of what individual therapy entails, how it can help, and what methodologies are used to facilitate healing. In this post, we …

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Why Treating Trauma is the Key to Substance Abuse Recovery

Treating substance abuse requires a comprehensive and personalized approach that addresses the multiple factors contributing to addiction. While traditional addiction treatment focuses on reducing the symptoms of addiction, such as cravings and withdrawal, research suggests that untreated trauma can significantly hinder recovery and increase the risk of relapse. In this blog, we will explore the …

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Trauma: The Undetected Cause of Addiction and Co-Occurring Disorders

Addiction and co-occurring disorders are complex and pervasive mental health conditions that affect millions of individuals worldwide. Although the pathogenesis of addiction is still not fully understood, research has increasingly emphasized the critical role of trauma in the development and maintenance of addiction. In this empathetic and insightful blog, we will explore the correlation between …

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What are the Risk Factors of Dual Diagnosis or Co-Occurring Disorders?

Do you know someone simultaneously dealing with a mental illness and a substance use disorder (SUD)? Well, they’re not alone. This condition, called co-occurring disorders or dual diagnosis, affects millions in the US and around the globe.  On their own, these disorders are already challenging. So when they co-exist in an individual, it can bring …

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