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Dual diagnosis is the term used when a person has a mood disorder such as depression or bipolar disorder and a problem with alcohol or drugs | www.hawaiianrecovery.com | #addiction #recovery #drugrehab #alcoholabuse #hawaii
Dual diagnosis is the combination of having mental illness and an addiction that occur at the same time. Many people who struggle with addiction to drugs and alcohol have an underlying mental health issue that is not being properly medicated.

Health Infographics - Check out our infographic below to learn about the 8 most Common dual diagnosis disorders. Learn which drugs match up with each mental health disorder.

Dual diagnosis or co morbidity is very common among the survivor (or CPTSD community). CPTSD is not recognized as a legitimate DSM diagnosis. As a consequence, survivors are called all kinds of not entirely accurate diagnoses: borderline, bipolar, NOS mood disorder, depression, and/or PTSD. It might be part of the picture, but does not generally capture the whole picture, or person being treated.

Dual diagnosis is when a person suffers from a mental health problem and suffers from the disease of addiction. Both need to be addressed during treatment.

What are Common Types of Co-occurring Disorders?

Left Brain vs Right Brain. Importance of Improving the Right Brain Skills - Awaken Mindset

Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers Improving the Lives of Drug Addicts

Researches have established that many people who regularly abuse drugs are also diagnosed with mental disorders and vice-versa.

Dual Diagnosis Conditions

Health Infographics - Check out our infographic below to learn about the 8 most Common dual diagnosis disorders. Learn which drugs match up with each mental health disorder.

Dual Diagnosis: What Came First? http://www.recoveryconnection.org/dual-diagnosis-double-trouble/# #dualdiagnosis

Families & Addiction: According to statisitcs around one out of every three families is affected by an addiction of some sort.

People with psychosis often develop an addiction disorder: almost one in two patients with schizophrenia are affected once during their lifetime. Patients with a dual diagnosis mostly have a poorer prognosis, and their disorder often becomes chronic.

A cloth embroidered by a schizophrenic patient at the Glore Psychiatric Museum. This is a good representation of the disorganized thinking/s.

Treating mental health and substance abuse #dualdiagnosis

Opioid users with mental health issues namely suicidal thoughts and depression are much more likely to develop unhealthy dependency.Here's who is most vulnerable to misuse prescription opioids

Sometimes a dual diagnosis is needed for patients

Sometimes a dual diagnosis is needed for patients

Dual Diagnosis and Understanding The Struggle To Recover From Drug Addiction

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