Dual diagnosis is a common occurrence in Bolingbrook, 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.
While seeking treatment services for impulse control disorder and co-occurring substance abuse and addiction, the duration and intensity of your symptoms will be taken into account. The facility you attend will also check you for other factors - such as the state of your physical health. By so doing, they will be able to create a more personalized treatment plan that could prove effective for your long term recovery.
For instance, if you are physical dependent on drugs or alcohol, the treatment program will offer you detox services to manage any withdrawal symptoms that arise. You may also receive therapy and counseling to deal with both your substance use disorder as well as the impulse control disorder.
In case you have been living with mania, there a high probability that you will start abusing drugs and drinking alcohol. this is because you would be trying to self-medicate for the signs and symptoms of your mental health disorder.
On the other hand, if you have been abusing these substances for a long time, you might increase your risk of developing mania and bipolar disorder. This is because your ongoing substance abuse could predispose you to the contraction of these mental health disorders. However, the cause and effect relationship between addiction and these disorders is highly specific to individuals.
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.
Guiding Light Counseling Inc is a facility in Bolingbrook, IL providing services in and around Will County.
They provide a wide range of services, settings and treatment approaches such as:Drug And Alcohol Treatment Services, Intensive Outpatient Treatment, Relapse Prevention.
They offer special programs that are tailored to unique individual needs such as: Comprehensive Substance Abuse Assessment.
If you are interested in attending or using one of the services offered by Guiding Light Counseling Inc, they accept the following payment types: Cash Or Self Payment, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance, Access To Recovery Voucher, Sliding Fee Scale