Both substance abuse and mental illness tend to cause each other. For instance, if you live in Maumee 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.
Substance abuse and schizophrenia are often mistaken because they create similar and related symptoms. As a result, this might make it difficult to properly diagnose these co-occurring disorders. However, these disorders are now being studied independently by scientific researchers - as well as concurrently - to improve the current accuracy of any dual diagnosis that you might receive.
The important thing to note is that abusing drugs while struggling with schizophrenia could lead to the occurrence of a substance use disorder or an addiction. This is one of the reasons why you should not turn to these substances even if you are compelled to do so.
If you are addicted to drugs and alcohol, it is important that you watch out of the typical signs and symptoms of suicidal behavior. Everyone who develops suicidal ideation and contemplates taking their own life will be dramatically different. However, the warning signs that these people exhibit tend to be related or interlinked.
That said, you might have been displaying many of the classic warning signs of suicide for a long time without making any attempts to take your own life. Even so, it is recommended that you seek help immediately you observe these warning signs of suicidal behavior especially if you are also struggling with addiction.
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.
Arrowhead Behavioral Health is a facility in Maumee, OH providing services in and around Lucas County.
They provide a wide range of services, settings and treatment approaches such as:Psychotropic Medication, Hospital Inpatient, Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
They offer special programs that are tailored to unique individual needs such as: Court Ordered Outpatient Treatment and Consumer Run Services.
If you are interested in attending or using one of the services offered by Arrowhead Behavioral Health, they accept the following payment types: Cash Or Self Payment, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance