Dual diagnosis is a common occurrence in Blue Hill, as in the rest of the country. Although this condition covers a wide variety of substance abuse and mental health disorders, suffering from a particular mental illness could increase your susceptibility to abuse drugs and alcohol.
Examples of these mental illness that could eventually lead to addiction include major depressive disorder, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, schizophrenia, personality disorders, conduct disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and suicidal ideation and actions, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Substance abuse and schizophrenia are often mistaken because they create similar and related symptoms. As a result, this might make it difficult to properly diagnose these co-occurring disorders. However, these disorders are now being studied independently by scientific researchers - as well as concurrently - to improve the current accuracy of any dual diagnosis that you might receive.
The important thing to note is that abusing drugs while struggling with schizophrenia could lead to the occurrence of a substance use disorder or an addiction. This is one of the reasons why you should not turn to these substances even if you are compelled to do so.
If you are addicted to drugs and alcohol, it is important that you watch out of the typical signs and symptoms of suicidal behavior. Everyone who develops suicidal ideation and contemplates taking their own life will be dramatically different. However, the warning signs that these people exhibit tend to be related or interlinked.
That said, you might have been displaying many of the classic warning signs of suicide for a long time without making any attempts to take your own life. Even so, it is recommended that you seek help immediately you observe these warning signs of suicidal behavior especially if you are also struggling with addiction.
There are highly qualified dual diagnosis treatment programs available today. These programs are suitable if you have been diagnosed with both a mental health disorder as well as a substance use disorder or an addiction.
The treatment services provided by these programs are highly effective and integrated. This is because you need them to manage all the disorders that you have been struggling with at the same time so that none of them aggravates the other or causes you to suffer a relapse or a recurrence of any of these disorders.
Health Affiliates Maine Theresa Weigel LCSW is a facility in Blue Hill, ME providing services in and around Hancock County.
They provide a wide range of services, settings and treatment approaches such as:Mix Of Mental Health And Substance Abuse, Outpatient Drug Rehab, Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
They offer special programs that are tailored to unique individual needs such as: Screening For Mental Health Disorders.
If you are interested in attending or using one of the services offered by Health Affiliates Maine Theresa Weigel LCSW, they accept the following payment types: Cash Or Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Health Insurance Plan Other Than Medicaid, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance