Addiction can be caused by a wide variety of factors, however, many people who struggle with substance abuse often have an underlying mental health condition. When you have both, this is known as a co-occurring disorder. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), about 9.2 million people suffer from co-occurring disorders. […]
Addiction affects millions of Americans each year, with about 46.3 million people aged 12 or older suffering from a substance use disorder in 2021. While a multitude of factors can cause addiction, trauma seems to be heavily connected to substance abuse. When someone experiences a traumatic event, they are left with a variety of uncomfortable
Addiction is a common issue, affecting about 46.3 million people in 2021. As if struggling with substance abuse is not enough, many people also have underlying mental health conditions that exacerbate their addictions. When someone has both a mental illness and an addiction, this is known as having co-occurring disorders. According to the Substance Abuse
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), 46.3 million people met the criteria for having an addiction in 2021. Addiction is a condition that is characterized by having an inability to control how much you drink or consume drugs. More often than not, people develop an addiction because of underlying mental
People with addiction often have mental health conditions at the same time, which is known as having a co-occurring disorder. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), “approximately 9.2 million adults in the United States have a co-occurring disorder.” One of the most common conditions to co-occur with addiction is depression.
Many people who struggle with addiction also have a mental health condition or co-occurring disorders. In fact, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), about 9.2 million adults struggle with co-occurring disorders. Having co-occurring disorders can make it much more difficult to achieve recovery on your own, but dual-diagnosis rehab centers
Oftentimes, people who struggle with addiction also suffer from a mental health condition, which is known as having co-occurring disorders. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), approximately 9.2 million adults in the United States have a co-occurring disorder. When you struggle with co-occurring disorders, it is important to receive treatment
Adolescents who struggle with mental health conditions and substance abuse require compassionate, comprehensive care. Teens and their families need help–and hope–to make progress in recovery. There are many levels of care in substance use disorder treatment. Adolescents who do not require the continuous support of residential care may thrive in an outpatient mental health rehab