Dual diagnosis is a common occurrence in The Villages, 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.
Research studies show that anxiety disorders and addiction are interlinked. As the symptoms caused by these disorders continue progressing, you might resort to substances of abuse to self-medicate your symptoms. The alcohol and drugs you use could also act as an outlet that allows you to ease your symptoms, produce feelings of happiness and pleasure, and ensure that you escape your reality.
Over time, however, these disorders will continue exacerbating each other - to a point where you might resort to self-harming actions, like suicidal thoughts and behavior. This is why it is recommended that you instead seek help from a professional treatment facility until you overcome all these disorders.
Borderline personality disorder often runs in families. This is why some scientists now believe that your genetic makeup could have a role to play in the development of this mental health disorder. Further, you might have certain inherited personality traits and temperaments - such as aggression - that could increase your risk of acquiring this disorder.
Irrespective of the cause of the borderline personality disorder, there is also a probability that you might also find yourself abusing drugs and alcohol to self-medicate the symptoms of this illness. This is why addiction and BPD often occur at the same time.
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.
LifeStream Behavioral Center CCEC is a facility in The Villages, FL providing services in and around Sumter County.
They provide a wide range of services, settings and treatment approaches such as:Psychotropic Medication, Outpatient Drug Rehab, Dual Diagnosis Drug Rehab.
They offer special programs that are tailored to unique individual needs such as: Screening For Tobacco Use.
If you are interested in attending or using one of the services offered by LifeStream Behavioral Center CCEC, they accept the following payment types: Cash Or Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance, State Mental Health Agency Funds, Community Mental Health Block Grants, Sliding Fee Scale
Malcolm Randall VAMC The Villages Clinic is a facility in The Villages, FL providing services in and around Sumter County.
They provide a wide range of services, settings and treatment approaches such as:Psychotropic Medication, Outpatient Drug Rehab, Trauma Therapy.
They offer special programs that are tailored to unique individual needs such as: Diet And Exercise Counseling.
If you are interested in attending or using one of the services offered by Malcolm Randall VAMC The Villages Clinic, they accept the following payment types: Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Health Insurance Plan Other Than Medicaid, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance, US Department Of Va Funds