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Can Rehab Help Depression?

Posted on: July 4, 2021 by in Co-Occurring Disorders
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When most people think about rehab, they associate it with substance abuse. However, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs can also be utilized for other types of treatment, such as treatment for depression. Rehab for Depression Treatment There are many proven ways to manage major depression, such as talk therapy, support groups, and medication. However, sometimes a higher level of care may be required to properly treat someone suffering from depression. Seeking rehab for Continue Reading ...

Addiction and Mental Illness

Posted on: June 13, 2021 by in Co-Occurring Disorders
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It is a classic movie trope we all have seen countless times of someone going through a difficult time within their life and then turning to substances in efforts to help them cope and achieve their daily tasks. However, it is important to remember that the relationship between mental health and substance abuse is much more complex than what a movie would lead you to believe. The two are not at all mutually exclusive. A mental illness does not always trigger the abuse of alcohol or drugs, but Continue Reading ...

What is a Dual Diagnosis?

Posted on: June 7, 2021 by in Co-Occurring Disorders
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A dual diagnosis can be referred to as situations where someone is suffering from drug or alcohol addiction as well as a behavioral or mental health disorder. This is actually pretty common. For most, it is helpful to receive this type of diagnosis; this can help you and your doctor to develop a more defined treatment plan tailored specifically to your needs. Dual Diagnosis Warning Signs Here are some warning signs of someone struggling with a dual diagnosis: Difficulty maintaining good Continue Reading ...