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Depression and Substance Abuse: Dealing with a Dual Diagnosis

Depression and Substance Abuse Dealing with a Dual Diagnosis

Many who struggle with substance abuse are also dealing with a co-occurring mental health disorder, a phenomenon we refer to as a dual diagnosis. When we help someone with a dual diagnosis at The Treatment Center, we know it isn’t just about treating an addiction – it’s also about the other aspects of a mental […]

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5 Mental Health Disorders that Often Co-occur With Addiction

Approximately 9.2 million adults suffer from a substance use disorder as well as one or more mental health disorders in the United States, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration. This condition is called co-occurring disorders or dual diagnosis. It is sometimes unclear whether the drug or alcohol addiction or the mental illness […]

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Blood Test to Diagnose Depression in Teenagers

Millions of Americans struggle with depression. Some suffer a few weeks of their lives while others consistently fall prey to the symptoms of the condition. While depression is devastating at any age, the emotional and physical changes teens undergo put them at higher risk than you might think. The Scope of Teen Depression Nearly one-fourth […]

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