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Most Common Mental Health Issues Associated with Addiction

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 10, 2021 Updated: December 1, 2021 Mental illness is one of the biggest factors in whether someone will develop a substance use disorder. Studies show that about half of people with a substance use disorder have a co-occurring mental health issue,…

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What to Expect in Co-Occurring Disorder Treatment

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 30, 2021 Updated: August 13, 2021 Some people with addiction also have a mental health disorder. This may include conditions such as bipolar disorder, depression, severe anxiety, or debilitating post-traumatic stress disorder. When a person has both conditions, it’s called a…

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3 Benefits of Seeking Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 23, 2021 Updated: August 13, 2021 Many people with addiction also battle mental health disorders. This includes conditions such as trauma, depression, and anxiety. A dual diagnosis treatment program is a specific type of therapy that focuses on treating both addiction…