Comorbid Drug Abuse & Mental Illness


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 […]

Mental Health Disorders Commonly Tied to Addiction

Mental health and addiction have a complex relationship, but it is clear that the two issues are intimately linked.  People who struggle with mental health issues are more likely to develop a substance use disorder at some point in their life, just as those with addictions are more likely to struggle with their mental health.  […]