Dual diagnosis is a common occurrence in Nags Head, 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.
Also known as BPD, borderline personality disorder is one of the mental health disorders that commonly occurs with addiction. If you have been diagnosed with this condition, there is a high probability that you will display the same signs and symptoms of addiction. In such a situation, you could be said to have received a dual diagnosis.
In case you have both addiction and borderline personality disorder, it is recommended that you seek dual diagnosis treatment to manage both your substance abuse as well as the BPD diagnosis.
Research studies show that depression is one of the most common conditions that co-occurs with substance abuse and addiction. If you have been struggling with alcohol and drug abuse, to this end, there is a high probability that you may soon find yourself displaying the signs and symptoms of this mental health disorder.
This is because substance abuse and addiction can intensify and trigger the feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and loneliness - among other negative signs and symptoms - that are typically associated with depression. In fact, it is estimated that about 33 percent of all people who are depressed also abuse these substances.
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.
PORT Human Services is a facility in Nags Head, NC providing services in and around Dare County.
They provide a wide range of services, settings and treatment approaches such as:Drug And Alcohol Treatment Services, Outpatient Drug Rehab, Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
They offer special programs that are tailored to unique individual needs such as: State Substance Abuse Agency and Mental Health Services.
If you are interested in attending or using one of the services offered by PORT Human Services, 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, Sliding Fee Scale