Feelings of Depression, Addiction, And Men

Feelings of Depression, Substance Abuse, And Men Depression and substance abuse go hand in hand much of the time. Whether a person is depressed and tries to cope with it by drinking or drugging, or a person gets depressed as a result of drinking or drugging, the correlation is there. Some mental health professionals state [...]

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Dual Diagnosis: Drinking and Depression

Dual Diagnosis: Drinking and Depression Dual diagnosis treatment Drinking and depression, or dual diagnosis, go hand in hand. There are over 16 million adults struggling with clinical depression in the United States, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. There are over 350 million people who struggle with depression globally. That’s a [...]

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The Vicious Cycles of Dual Diagnosis Issues

The Vicious Cycles of Dual Diagnosis Issues Dual diagnosis treatment There are many vicious cycles of dual diagnosis issues, or in co-existing substance and mental health disorders. This is one of the reasons they can be so tormenting, and go for long periods untreated. They are often overlooked or even misdiagnosed because of [...]

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Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs – Anti-depressants

Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs - Anti-depressants Living with depression can be quite challenging. There are millions of people living in a state of chronic depression, and some not knowing where to turn. Others will decide to seek help from their physician or a psychiatrist. Oftentimes they are prescribed antidepressants, as there has been some indication [...]

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Dual Diagnosis Issues–Self-Medicating with Drugs and Alcohol

Dual Diagnosis Issues--Self-Medicating with Drugs and Alcohol Dual diagnosis issues are far-ranging because there are many factors involved in anyone's life that has both a substance problem and a mental health condition. Just to begin to understand the possible issues, think of how many different substance problems one may have. You may, for example, be [...]

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Specific Dual Diagnosis Conditions and Self-Medication

  Specific Dual Diagnosis Conditions and Self-Medication Dual diagnosis treatment Self-medication is a common problem for people who have co-occurring or dual diagnosis problems. It is often an attempt to medicate mental health symptoms that people have when mental health problems are not appropriately treated. For example, people with depression have low energy, [...]

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Dual Diagnosis Issues—Getting the Right Help

Dual Diagnosis Issues—Getting the Right Help Dual diagnosis issues can be among the most difficult conditions to resolve, but only if you don’t get the right help. Working with people who are especially trained in assessing and treating dual issues makes all the difference. And, it does take a specialized perspective. Just as in any [...]

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Dual Diagnosis Treatment–Is It For You?

Dual Diagnosis Treatment--Is It For You? Dual diagnosis treatment Dual diagnosis treatment isn't for everybody, but if you have a Substance Use Disorder and another mental health problem, it could be your ticket to a healthy and successful life. Having two disorders can make life chaotic, and your attempts to get better ineffective [...]

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Dual Diagnosis Treatment and Issues: Not as Rare as You May Think

Dual Diagnosis Treatment and Issues: Not as Rare as You May Think Dual diagnosis treatment and issues (co-occurring or dual disorders) involve simultaneous substance and mental health disorders. While at first glance, this may appear to be an overwhelming and rare set of disorders, it is not. The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services [...]

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What You Need to Know About Depression and Drug Use

What You Need to Know About Depression and Drug Use Depression and drug use is a bigger problem than many realize. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), depression affects more than 10% of the U.S. population. That’s more than 19 million people struggling with clinical depression. Sure, it’s understandable to have a sad [...]

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