Dual diagnosis is a common occurrence in Saucier, 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.
Addiction is interlinked with suicidal behavior. This is because it can increase the duration and severity of various mental health disorders, such as depression, anxiety, and suicidal behavior. In spite of the temporary relief that drugs and alcohol bring, they can also cause you to suffer from other long-term psychological effects.
This is particularly true when you consider the other problems that addiction causes - such as family conflicts, professional problems, financial issues, and much more. Having these problems could also be a reason why you engage in suicidal behavior.
Impulse control disorder and substance use disorder share some similar features. For instance, both of them are characterized by a lack of control and deep compulsion - over the use of drugs and alcohol or over a particular behavior. You might also experience cravings to start using drugs and carry out a particular behavior. Both disorders could also influence the dopaminergic reward system in the brain.
Impulse control disorder also tends to co-occur often with other mental health disorders, including but not limited to anxiety disorders and depression. This is why the NIH - the National Institutes of Health - reported that about 82 percent of people with impulse control disorder also have co-occurring depressive disorders or substance use disorders.
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.
CARES Center Gulf Coast PRTF is a rehab center providing services in and around Harrison County.
They provide a wide range of services, settings and treatment approaches such as:Psychotropic Medication, Residential Treatment Center For Children, Activity Therapy.
They offer special programs that are tailored to unique individual needs such as: Education Services and Persons With Co Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders.
If you are interested in attending or using one of the services offered by CARES Center Gulf Coast PRTF, they accept the following payment types: Cash Or Self Payment, Medicaid, State Welfare Or Child And Family Services Funds, State Education Funds, Community Service Block Grants