Dual diagnosis is a common occurrence in Waynoka, 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.
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.
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.
Northwest Treatment Center is a facility in Waynoka, OK providing services in and around Woods County.
They provide a wide range of services, settings and treatment approaches such as:Drug And Alcohol Treatment Services, Computerized Treatment, Substance Abuse Counseling Approach.
They offer special programs that are tailored to unique individual needs such as: Aftercare Continuing Care.
If you are interested in attending or using one of the services offered by Northwest Treatment Center, they accept the following payment types: Cash Or Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Health Insurance Plan Other Than Medicaid, Sliding Fee Scale, Payment Assistance