Substance Abuse and Mental Health: Understanding the Link

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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

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