In substance abuse recovery, co-occurring disorders include mental health issues and drug or alcohol addiction. Each problem has its own unique set of causes and effects. These often impact your home, work, and social life. Unfortunately, many co-occurring disorders also impact each other, amplifying negativity and harm. 

When a mental health problem is left untreated, the substance abuse problem worsens. Additionally, as drug and alcohol abuse intensifies, underlying mental health struggles worsen simultaneously. If you or a loved one is battling life on multiple fronts right now, learn how dual diagnosis in Los Angeles can help to treat co-occurring disorders. If you have suffered long enough and are ready to seek addiction and mental health treatment, Avedis offers a full continuum of care. Contact Avedis Recovery online or call us confidentially at 833.514.0579 today.

Co-Occurring Disorders Are More Common Than You Think

The mental health problems commonly co-occurring with abuse or an addiction to drugs and alcohol include depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety. And co-occurring disorders impact millions of Americans every day. Substance abuse recovery and addiction are intrinsically tied to mental health, and the number of people suffering is staggering. According to reports:

Struggling through more than one battle at a time can feel like the odds for substance abuse recovery are against you. The world may feel cruel and unfair as if your future is bleak. But know that with Avedis Detox and Recovery, there is always hope. 

Dual Diagnosis Programs in Los Angeles

Avedis offers long-term dual diagnosis in treatment Los Angeles to get at the root of all your problems with mental health and addiction. The signs and symptoms can vary depending on your mental health issue and the type of substance of abuse. Receiving dual diagnosis treatment from a trained professional team can make all the difference in treating co-occurring disorders. The signs and symptoms of depression and drug addiction do differ.

General warning signs of a co-occurring disorder include:

Treatment for Co-occurring disorders 

The best approach to treating co-occurring disorders tends to be an integrated one. In substance abuse recovery, we address addiction and mental health issues at the same time. Mental health can suffer first, or the use and abuse of drugs and alcohol can start first. Either way, successful long-term recovery depends on your care. Treatment by a compassionate team of doctors, therapists, and staff proves to be one of the most effective outcome variables.

Learn More at Avedis Detox 

If you are struggling with mental health and addiction, learn how dual diagnosis in Los Angeles at Avedis Detox can help rebuild your life. Treating your co-occurring disorders can help to speed up substance abuse recovery. Contact us using our secure online form or call us at 833.514.0579 today.



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