Substance Abuse and Mental Health: Understanding the Link
When someone suffering from a mental illness is also diagnosed with a substance use disorder, the combination is known as cooccurring disorders or a dual diagnosis. Co-occurring disorders are very common, and understanding the link between substance abuse and mental illness is crucial for finding the right treatment program and improving the chances of long-term recovery.
In this ebook, you'll learn:
- The link between mental illness and substance abuse
- The prevelance of co-occurring mental illnesses
- Six principles of dual diagnosis treatment