If you live in Rocklake and you start abusing drugs and alcohol, there is a high risk that you might develop a co-occurring mental health disorder. On the other hand, if you have an undiagnosed mental illness, there is a likelihood that you might start abusing these substances to self-medicate the symptoms of your mental illness.
Research studies show that substance abuse and mental health disorders tend to have some underlying causes in common. These might include changes in the composition of the brain, early exposure to traumatic and stressful events, and genetic vulnerabilities.
Like substance abuse and addiction, schizophrenia tends to be linked to genetics. In fact, about 10 percent of the people who have a first degree family member living with schizophrenia also struggle with this condition.
This is because there are certain genes that you might inherit from your parents that could increase your risk of developing this mental health disorder. Further, there are some rare genetic mutations that could disrupt the development of the brain and cause you to live with schizophrenia.
If you engage in suicidal behavior, there is a probability that you could be suffering from depression or struggling with a substance use disorder, or an addiction involving drugs and alcohol. these conditions combine in a vicious cycle that might lead to suicide.
That said, having a mental health disorder such as depression and anxiety could cause you to turn to drugs and alcohol to self-medicate. This could lead to addiction - which might eventually lead to the development of suicidal behavior.
It is recommended that you seek dual diagnosis treatment to manage all of the disorders that you have been struggling with simultaneously so that one does not cause the other to recur in the future.
This is especially true if you have been diagnosed with both substances abuse as well as another co-occurring mental health or medical disorders. Although these disorders tend to occur at the same time in many cases, it is possible to overcome them. To be able to do so, you will have to go through a highly integrated dual diagnosis treatment program.
Medicine Horse Counseling Services is a facility in Rocklake, ND providing services in and around Towner County.
They provide a wide range of services, settings and treatment approaches such as:Mix Of Mental Health And Substance Abuse, Outpatient Detoxification, Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
They offer special programs that are tailored to unique individual needs such as: Case Management.
If you are interested in attending or using one of the services offered by Medicine Horse Counseling Services, they accept the following payment types: