a woman wonders if she has co-occurring disorders and needs dual diagnosis treatment

5 Signs You Have Co-Occurring Disorders

At some point, you have probably come across co-occurring disorders. But do you really know what co-occurring disorders actually refer to? Co-occurring disorders or dual diagnosis conditions occur when an individual has an emotional or psychiatric disorder, and they turn to substances such as drugs or alcohol to lessen their pain or alleviate their symptoms.…

a woman asks her therapist what are co-occurring disorders

What Are Co-Occurring Disorders?

What are co-occurring disorders? A person who is struggling with substance abuse and a mental disorder has a co-occurring disorder. According to the National Survey of Drug Use and Health, nearly 6 million people in the U.S. have some form of co-occurring disorders.  To provide proper treatment, many addiction treatment centers in California offer a…