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Dual Diagnosis Treatment: Knowing What, How, and When

Posted on: August 5, 2019 by in Dual Diagnosis
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Dual Diagnoses: What is it? A dual diagnosis revolves around mental illness (i.e. bipolar, depression, anxiety, or schizophrenia) and substance abuse. Substance abuse involves mistreating a substance to cope with a stressor in an individual’s life. This is not the same as an individual who is dependent upon a prescribed medication to go about daily living.  How Does a Dual Diagnosis Occur? An individual with a mental illness may turn to alcohol or drugs to cope; on the other hand, Continue Reading ...