Long term substance abuse in Fort Lee could lead to the development of negative psychological side effects, which could be similar to the signs and symptoms of a mental health disorder like depression and anxiety.
This is because using these substances will alter the chemical structure of your brain. Prolonged use, on the other hand, will increase the chances that you will develop the sings of mental illness. Over time, you will soon find that you need dual diagnosis treatment to manage all the disorders that you have been diagnosed with.
Borderline personality disorder often tends to occur concurrently with substance abuse and addiction. In fact, about 66 percent of all the people who have been diagnosed with BPD have abused these substances at least once in their lives.
You might start using drugs and alcohol to self-medicate the signs and symptoms of your mental health condition. Eventually, this could cause you to start suffering from addiction - over and above the borderline personality disorder that you were diagnosed with. In this situation, you would require dual diagnosis treatment to manage both of these disorders.
The signs and symptoms of depression are highly varied. The important thing to keep in mind is that these symptoms will increase in severity if you are also struggling with a co-occurring substance use disorder, or an addiction involving drugs and alcohol.
For instance, your depression could increase your risk of suicidal ideation and attempts. Other signs include pessimism, hopelessness, feeling useless, irritability, trouble concentrating, issues with sleep, changes in weight and appetite, and loss of interest in your personal goals, hobbies, and work.
Irrespective of the symptoms you display, it is recommended that you seek professional help from a dual diagnosis center.
Integrated dual diagnosis treatment is recommended if you have been living with addiction and substance abuse and another co-occurring mental health disorder - such as personality disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, or any other.
Through this form of treatment, you can get the help that you need to overcome your drug and alcohol dependence as well as manage any other co-occurring disorders that you may also have been struggling with at the same time. It can also guide you on the road to long term recovery so that you do not continue suffering in the future.
Army Substance Abuse Program Human Resource Directorate is a facility in Fort Lee, VA providing services in and around Prince George County.
They provide a wide range of services, settings and treatment approaches such as:Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient Drug Rehab, Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
They offer special programs that are tailored to unique individual needs such as: Persons With Co Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders and Substance Abuse Education.
If you are interested in attending or using one of the services offered by Army Substance Abuse Program Human Resource Directorate, they accept the following payment types: No Payment Accepted