Even if one of the conditions is noticed first, it does not imply causation. Drug and alcohol use can develop for a number of reasons and vice versa, and it is possible that symptoms of one could lead to the other. A few common situations are worth considering:
Both SUDs and mental health disorders can be caused by overlapping factors such as underlying brain deficits, genetic vulnerabilities, and early exposure to stress or trauma. Common co-occurring disorders that we treat include:
Holistic methods are designed to treat you as a whole person; reforming the mind-body-spirit connection that is essential to recovery. We offer a variety of holistic treatment methods that help our clients address dual diagnosis at the root.
Treatment plans for mental health disorders and SUDs with the best outcomes have evidence-based behavioral therapies as a foundation. We offer individual therapy, group therapy, trauma work CBT, DBT, and Psychodynamic Therapy.