Mental illness and drug abuse
Which ever the case, it is important to properly treat the individual that suffers from this dual diagnosis.
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Dangers of Mental Illnesses and Co-Occurring Drug Abuse
A Fatal Combination
Mental illness and drug abuse is a fatal combination. A mental illness is a disease of the mind. There are various types of mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and eating disorders. People suffering a mental illness will experience delusional thoughts, and have irrational feelings and perceptions.
The consumption of alcohol and/or drugs will cause a person to lose their judgment and inhibitions. A person suffering with a mental illness and substance abuse may act on a delusional thought that may risk their life, or the life of another. Getting professional treatment is necessary if the individual suffers from mental illness and co-occurring drug abuse.
Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center
Needed for Proper Treatment
In order to properly treat an individual with a dual diagnosis of substance abuse and metal illness one must seek a dual diagnosis rehab center. Through detox, support groups, and aftercare services the individual copes with their mental illness and abstain from using drugs. They hire trained, experienced professionals dedicated in the field of recovery with mental illness.
We Have Expertise in Dual Diagnosis Recovery
Beachway Therapy Center can treat individuals with a dual diagnosis of mental illness and drug abuse.
Dual Diagnosis Treatment Services & Education
“I was surprised with the treatment methods at Beachway. The housing and therapeutic programs are far from medical based. I always felt comfortable and welcome.” – Jon P., Baltimore
When you are ready, we are here for you!
- Private treatment with 1 on 1 counseling.
- All major insurance carriers are accepted.
- Beautiful South Florida Facilities.
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