The Importance of Individualized Dual Diagnosis Treatment Plans for Successful Recovery

Dual Diagnosis Treatment Plans

Individuals with dual diagnosis, the co-occurrence of a mental health disorder, and substance abuse, face unique challenges when it comes to recovery. Effective treatment for dual diagnosis requires a comprehensive, individualized approach that addresses both conditions simultaneously. The one-size-fits-all treatment approach is ineffective in dual diagnosis cases because each patient’s experience with mental illness and […]

Exploring the Benefits of Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Dual diagnosis treatment is an important approach for clients suffering from mental health and substance use disorders. Dual diagnosis treatment focuses on the individual as a whole, providing holistic care that takes into account both the mental health and substance abuse issues at hand. By treating mental illness in tandem with substance abuse, dual diagnosis […]

Comorbid Drug Abuse & Mental Illness

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Morbidity & Comorbidity The term morbidity refers to the incidence of disease, & comorbidity is the occurrence of two disorders or illnesses in one individual. These disorders coexist when a person experiences the effects of both simultaneously, regardless of which disorder appeared first. The term is commonly used when describing a link between mental illness […]

How Does the 12-Step Model Support Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

Approaching dual diagnosis treatment takes a lot of care and concern for multiple parts of a person’s journey in recovery. Holding a person’s story who has experienced trauma, abuse, neglect, pain, loss, and many other things can be difficult because these may all be factors in their addiction journey. The 12-Step process is designed to […]