Dual diagnosis is a common occurrence in Hollis, 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.
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.
Suicidal behavior refers to anything that you might do with the intention of ending your own life. It is one of the greatest mental health epidemics in the United States, to such an extent that is considered to be among the leading causes of fatality in the country.
This condition is also linked to substance abuse and addiction. If you have a tendency towards this behavior, you might start abusing drugs and drinking alcohol. on the other hand, using these substances could also cause you to develop suicidal behavior, thoughts, actions, and tendencies.
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.
Lifespire Inc Lifespire SPAN Personal Recovery Oriented Service is a facility in Hollis, NY providing services in and around Queens County.
They provide a wide range of services, settings and treatment approaches such as:Psychotropic Medication, Outpatient Drug Rehab, Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
They offer special programs that are tailored to unique individual needs such as: Non Nicotine Smoking Tobacco Cessation Medications and Nicotine Replacement Therapy.
If you are interested in attending or using one of the services offered by Lifespire Inc Lifespire SPAN Personal Recovery Oriented Service, they accept the following payment types: Cash Or Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare