Both substance abuse and mental illness tend to cause each other. For instance, if you live in Foxboro and you start using drugs or drinking alcohol excessively, there is a high risk that you might start displaying the signs and symptoms of a mental illness.
On the other hand, if you have been living with a mental health disorder, you might start abusing these substances to deal with the signs and symptoms of your disorder. This could later give rise to the development of a substance use disorder, or an addiction.
It is possible to develop psychosis as a result of abusing drugs and alcohol. when this happens, you could be said to be struggling with a substance-induced psychotic disorder or a drug-induced psychosis.
This would occur if you suffer psychotic episodes as a result of abusing intoxicating substances. It could also happen because you took a certain drug in excess, mixed substances and suffered adverse reactions, went through withdrawal after stopping substance abuse, or were living with an underlying mental health disorder.
Schizophrenia is a common mental health disorder that affects to close to 1 percent of the entire American population - about 2 million adults. If you are suffering from this disorder, you might not be able to distinguish an imaginary world from the real one.
Further, you might have difficulties responding to social situations in a manner that is emotionally appropriate. This could result in various issues in your personal life as well as at school, work, and home.
Eventually, you could turn to drugs and alcohol to improve your life and manage the symptoms of your mental health diagnosis.
Although dual diagnosis treatment takes many different forms, you will mostly find that it is offered on an inpatient basis. This means that you will have to live in the recovery facility for a period of time - which could be anywhere between 30 and 90 days - or even longer in some instances.
The reason why you might benefit from inpatient treatment is because you will require a wide variety of round the clock rehabilitation services to manage both your substance abuse and addiction as well as any other co-occurring medical and mental health disorders that you have also been struggling with.
Steward Good Samaritan NORCAP ATS is a facility in Foxboro, MA providing services in and around Norfolk County.
They provide a wide range of services, settings and treatment approaches such as:Benzodiazepines Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient Detoxification, Relapse Prevention.
They offer special programs that are tailored to unique individual needs such as: HIV or AIDS education counseling Or Support and Accepts Clients On Opioid Medication.
If you are interested in attending or using one of the services offered by Steward Good Samaritan NORCAP ATS, 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