Dual Diagnosis

Ideally, Dual Diagnosis Treatment is one of the latest innovations in the addiction recovery field. A few years back, people who tend to experience mental disorder symptoms were treated differently from people seeking drug abuse. Thanks to substance abuse, the underlying psychiatric disorder comes up. Simply put, people who needed Dual Diagnosis Treatment never got exactly what was required. Under dual diagnosis, people suffer from addiction and a mental disorder.

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    Unique things about dual digonsis:

    As of now, Dual diagnosis is a perfect fusion of mental health care and substance abuse treatment. The areas are treated as part of a continuum rather than drawing a hard line between psychiatric health and addiction. You may be classified as a Dual Diagnosis client at Dual Diagnosis in Southern California when you enter treatment, provided you meet the diagnostic criteria for a mental health disorder including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, a personality disorder, etc. When it comes to addictive disorder, you need to suffer from alcoholism, drug addiction, gambling addiction, sex addiction, or another behavioral addiction.

    Getting a dual diagnosis:

    To get a level of care in Dual Diagnosis, one needs to meet the criteria for a mental health disorder. You can get a dual diagnosis by a qualified, psychologist, counselor, or therapist. You need to have a mental disorder besides having an addiction to drugs to get treatment.
    If you have lived with an undiagnosed mental illness for a long time, then getting a Dual Diagnosis may come as a huge relief. The treatment will give your condition a sense of hope if you have put up with severe mood swings, episodes of hopelessness and sadness, suicidal thoughts, etc. The condition can be treated after it is diagnosed.

    Signs and symptoms:

    One needs to be evaluated by a mental health professional or addiction specialist to get a Level of care in Dual Diagnosis. There is no need to visit a psychologist or a primary care doctor.
    The red flags indicate that you have some addiction problem:

    A background in psychiatric care is ideally the only way to know if a Dual Diagnosis exists or not. All you need to do is consult an addiction treatment specialist at Living Longer Recovery. The intake counselors and evaluation specialists will review your psychiatric history at the diagnosis center. After that, the experts will evaluate your substance, and when it comes to helping you with patterns, they will develop an individualized treatment plan for you. Additionally, one of the most challenging parts is to get support when it comes to beginning the process. Some of the symptoms ideal for dual diagnosis is:
    These symptoms are ideal for people who wish to get a treatment for dual diagnosis. When it comes to dual diagnosis everyone’s experience tends to vary as a few might experience depression or anxiety while others have other mental health ailments. Basically it all depends on the substance use

    Treatment options:

    Firstly you need to know that no treatment tends to work for everyone with regards to dual diagnosis. The mental health disorders range pretty hugely, and the relationship between your psychiatric condition and your substance abuse is quite challenging.

    Benefits of the program :

    You are most likely to benefit from a residential treatment program at Living Longer Recovery that provides intensive, round-the-clock monitoring and care provided you have recently been diagnosed. If you are physically and mentally stable, experts may suggest an outpatient treatment program where you could continue to live at home, go to work, and take care of family members while you go through rehab.

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