Both substance abuse and mental illness tend to cause each other. For instance, if you live in Urbandale and you start using drugs or drinking alcohol excessively, there is a high risk that you might start displaying the signs and symptoms of a mental illness.
On the other hand, if you have been living with a mental health disorder, you might start abusing these substances to deal with the signs and symptoms of your disorder. This could later give rise to the development of a substance use disorder, or an addiction.
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.
Although dual diagnosis treatment takes many different forms, you will mostly find that it is offered on an inpatient basis. This means that you will have to live in the recovery facility for a period of time - which could be anywhere between 30 and 90 days - or even longer in some instances.
The reason why you might benefit from inpatient treatment is because you will require a wide variety of round the clock rehabilitation services to manage both your substance abuse and addiction as well as any other co-occurring medical and mental health disorders that you have also been struggling with.
Everest Institute is a facility in Urbandale, IA providing services in and around Polk County.
They provide a wide range of services, settings and treatment approaches such as:Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Intensive Outpatient Treatment, Relapse Prevention.
They offer special programs that are tailored to unique individual needs such as: Screening For Tobacco Use and Health Education Services Other Than Hiv Aids Or Hepatitis.
If you are interested in attending or using one of the services offered by Everest Institute, they accept the following payment types: Cash Or Self Payment, Private Health Insurance