If you are suffering from dual diagnosis, you will find that your life is difficult due to the mental health issues you have, as well as from the drug abuse or alcohol addiction you suffer from. These two conditions are complicatedly related. For example, if a mental health problem, such as bipolar disorder, is left untreated, alcohol or drug abuse can increase,
To make the situation more complicated, the co-occurring disorders also affect each other and can interact. When a mental health problem goes undetected or untreated, the substance abuse problem usually gets worse. And when alcohol or drug abuse increases, mental health problems usually increase too.
While it is difficult to make a dual diagnosis, at The Affordable Rehab of Pennsylvania we will work with you find the underlying causes of your conditions, working to determine what actions or behaviors are caused by a mental disorder and what is caused by an alcohol or drug addiction. We will consider your family background, looking at whether or not a family member has been affected by a mental disorder or an addiction problem. We will also need to identify any symptoms while you are sober, so we can determine the mental disorder without the complication of drugs or alcohol in your system.
The first step to getting help for your dual diagnosis, is admitting that you have a mental health problem, as well as an alcohol and/or drug problem. Once you can admit that, there is a place for you at The Affordable Rehab of Pennsylvania and we look forward to getting you on track to feeling better. We will use an integrated approach where we will be able to address both your mental health issues along with your drug or alcohol addiction, and we will treat both at the same time.
Don’t suffer in silence any longer. Call us right now. You need to come to The Affordable Rehab of Pennsylvania to get help for you dual diagnosis.