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How Dual Diagnosis Treatment Works

Addiction is a deadly disease affecting millions of people worldwide. However, a substance use disorder can go hand-in-hand with mental health conditions, such as depression or anxiety. A dual diagnosis treatment program is unique because it treats addiction’s physical symptoms and any co-occurring psychological issues. Those with mental illnesses may turn to alcohol and drugs…

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Relationship Between Mental Health and Addiction

People with mental health conditions often turn to substance abuse. It’s also true that individuals who have substance abuse issues often end up with mental health disorders. Despite that, most people don’t get the help they need for both conditions. That means you have individuals forced to cope with a co-occurring disorder, where they’re struggling…

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The Challenges (and Freedom) of Getting a Mental Illness Diagnosis in Recovery

Mental health disorders often go hand-in-hand with addiction as they often instigate the other. For this reason, it is essential for a mental illness to be diagnosed and treated to fully heal and recovery from substance abuse. Read more about Shannon and her experience with mental health and addiction.

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Depression

Depression can be the product of addiction or addiction can be the coping mechanism for depression: either way depression is very common with substance use disorders. Often times treating the depressive disorder through mental health treatment can be enough to fight addiction. Coalition Recovery is a Dual-Diagnosis facility meaning we can help treat both addiction…

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