Dual diagnosis is a common occurrence in Joppa, 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.
You might have a high likelihood of engaging in suicidal behavior if you are addicted to drugs and alcohol. this is also the case if you have ever expressed a desire to die or felt trapped. Your risk might also be high if you often act anxious and agitation or engage in reckless behavior.
The risk of suicide among addicts might also be heightened by isolation from family and friends, avoiding social situation, and abandoning the hobbies and activities that you used to enjoy - especially if you are also struggling with substance abuse and addiction.
If you have been living with post-traumatic stress disorder, you might be more prone to panic attacks and violent outbursts - in much the same way that you would if you were addicted to drugs and alcohol. These can be difficult for your friends and family to witness.
The feelings of guilt over your outbursts, on the other hand, could drive you to start abusing intoxicating substances. However, this form of substance abuse will only cause more problems in the long term - including but not limited to the development of an 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.
JOPPA Health Serices Inc is a rehab program providing services in and around Harford County.
They provide a wide range of services, settings and treatment approaches such as:Methadone, Outpatient Drug Rehab, Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
They offer special programs that are tailored to unique individual needs such as: Screening For Substance Abuse and Aftercare Continuing Care.
If you are interested in attending or using one of the services offered by JOPPA Health Serices Inc, they accept the following payment types: Cash Or Self Payment, Medicaid