Dual Diagnosis treatment is an approach to help people overcome co-occurring disorders. When a patient has a co-occurring disorder, it means they have one or more substance abuse disorders and, simultaneously, one or more mental health disorders. Co-occurring disorders can require both medical and clinical approaches to therapy depending on the patient and co-occurring disorders are far more common than most people would expect affecting 9.2 million adults in the United States. Understanding and treating co-occurring disorders isn’t a simple thing and it takes a specialized Treatment Team to achieve best possible outcomes.
According to the Cleveland Clinic,
“Researchers have a few theories about why substance use and mental health disorders occur together. Certain risk factors can contribute to both mental health conditions and substance use disorders. These risk factors may include: Genetics: Mental health disorders and substance use disorders can both run in families. Research shows many genes may contribute to your risk of developing either condition. Environmental factors: Environmental factors such as stress and trauma can be passed down through generations. These can contribute to the development of a substance use disorder or a mental health disorder.”
About the Dual Diagnosis Approach
Sobriety Options has 7 facilities that offer a dual diagnosis approach to treat co-occurring disorders. The Treatment Team, including medical, clinical and counseling staff will take into account the specific mental health disorders and the substance use disorders of each patient before they compose an individualized treatment plan. This treatment plan may include behavioral therapy such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, a 7-10 day detox program for substance use and medication to treat mental health disorders as well.
About Our Locations Offering Dual Diagnosis Treatment
Our 7 facilities specialize in the dual diagnosis approach to treating co-occurring disorders. Each facility is located in sunny Southern California just north of San Diego, CA. They are all in upscale locations featuring gourmet food and weekly outings. Should you need a detox program prior to the residential portion of your stay, they have you covered. Best of all, the medical, clinical and counseling staff that comprises the Treatment Team are some of the best in the industry with 100 years of combined practice and experience.
Get Into the Best Dual Diagnosis Treatment Program Today
If you need help for yourself or for a loved one, SobrietyOptions.com is here to help. We are open 24 hours a day and 365 days per year to help those suffering from substance abuse disorder and mental health disorders find their path to freedom from addiction and suffering.