Over time, abusing drugs and/or alcohol can contribute to mental health and the development of co-occurring disorders, or substance abuse alongside depression, anxiety, mood disorders and other psychiatric issues. Paradoxically, many people who suffer with mental illness self-medicate mental anguish with drugs or alcohol, which can lead to addiction. At the same time, there are those who have a genetic predisposition to mental illness and/or addiction disorders, due to family history, lifestyle or other factors.
Co-Occurring Disorder Statistics, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): (1)
We at VRC realize the importance of assessing all clients for any and all co-occurring disorders or underlying issues so that we can develop a treatment plan allows for complete healing. Our therapists and mental health professionals work with individuals to not only help them live clean and sober lives, but to also treat and manage their co-occurring disorders through diagnostics, assessments, therapy, counseling and medication when necessary.
Our treatment team can help you or your loved one overcome addiction and manage/treat co-occurring disorders. Our compassionate approach to therapy allows individuals to recover in a caring, comfortable environment.
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