Addiction is commonly the result of another mental illness. Doctors diagnose their patients with co-occurring disorders when he or she is addicted to substances, while concurrently suffering from one or more additional mental illnesses. The symptoms of co-occurring disorders intensify each other, making recovery intricate.
Research shows that treating co-occurring disorders simultaneously is not only effective, but also ideal. At ABTRS, we’re committed to your overall health. Therefore, we can connect you with a treatment center that specializes in treating co-occurring disorders.
In those types of centers, treatment methods integrate therapies that address each condition. Treating all mental health disorders at the same time promotes long-term recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.