Dual Diagnosis Mental Health Conditions

Co-occurring mental health and substance abuse issues are more common than many people realize, and getting comprehensive dual diagnosis care that can address both issues at the same time is crucial for an effective and successful recovery. Below are just a few of the more common mental health disorders that commonly co-occur alongside substance use. These helpful guides will detail the specific challenges posed by each, as well as some of the most effective dual diagnosis treatment methods.

Suicidal Ideation

Rates of mental health issues, suicidal ideation, and suicide have been on the rise for several decades. This trend has only intensified throughout 2020 due, in part, to COVID and social distancing. In this guide, we look at some of the most effective treatment options for substance abuse and suicidal ideation.

Suicidal Ideation

Self Harm

Self-harm is extremely common among people with substance abuse issues. Getting treatment for both of these issues at the same time will often provide someone with the best possible chances of long-term recovery.

Self-Harm Sculpture

Eating Disorders

There is a very high occurrence of eating disorders among those with substance abuse compared to the general population. The opposite is also true, as those who have an eating disorder are more prone to substance abuse. Find out more about the relationship between these conditions, and some effective treatment options.

Eating Disorder Scale