Dual diagnosis is a common occurrence in Newton Lower Falls, 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.
In case you have been living with mania, there a high probability that you will start abusing drugs and drinking alcohol. this is because you would be trying to self-medicate for the signs and symptoms of your mental health disorder.
On the other hand, if you have been abusing these substances for a long time, you might increase your risk of developing mania and bipolar disorder. This is because your ongoing substance abuse could predispose you to the contraction of these mental health disorders. However, the cause and effect relationship between addiction and these disorders is highly specific to individuals.
The distress that occurs from your obsessive compulsive disorder and the obsessions that you struggle with could cause you to withdraw from your family and friends. It might also make it difficult for you to form new relationships with other people. Both of these situations could eventually lead to the development of depression.
To manage all these conditions and situations, you might try to self-medicate using drugs and alcohol. although this might work in the short term, it could also cause you to become addicted to these substances. When this happens, you could be said to be living with a dual diagnosis of addiction and a co-occurring mental health disorder involving OCD.
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.
Newton Wellesley Hospital Psych Dept Adult Inpatient is a rehab center providing services in and around Middlesex County.
They provide a wide range of services, settings and treatment approaches such as:Psychotropic Medication, Hospital Inpatient, Trauma Therapy.
They offer special programs that are tailored to unique individual needs such as: Diet And Exercise Counseling and Suicide Prevention Services.
If you are interested in attending or using one of the services offered by Newton Wellesley Hospital Psych Dept Adult Inpatient, they accept the following payment types: Cash Or Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Health Insurance Plan Other Than Medicaid, Private Health Insurance