Dual diagnosis is a common occurrence in Woodbridge, 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.
It is possible to develop psychosis as a result of abusing drugs and alcohol. when this happens, you could be said to be struggling with a substance-induced psychotic disorder or a drug-induced psychosis.
This would occur if you suffer psychotic episodes as a result of abusing intoxicating substances. It could also happen because you took a certain drug in excess, mixed substances and suffered adverse reactions, went through withdrawal after stopping substance abuse, or were living with an underlying mental health disorder.
Schizophrenia is a common mental health disorder that affects to close to 1 percent of the entire American population - about 2 million adults. If you are suffering from this disorder, you might not be able to distinguish an imaginary world from the real one.
Further, you might have difficulties responding to social situations in a manner that is emotionally appropriate. This could result in various issues in your personal life as well as at school, work, and home.
Eventually, you could turn to drugs and alcohol to improve your life and manage the symptoms of your mental health diagnosis.
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.
RAMAS Counseling Center is a rehab center providing services in and around Middlesex County.
They provide a wide range of services, settings and treatment approaches such as:Drug And Alcohol Treatment Services, Outpatient Drug Rehab, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy.
They offer special programs that are tailored to unique individual needs such as: Treatment For Gambling Disorder and Interim Services For Clients.
If you are interested in attending or using one of the services offered by RAMAS Counseling Center, they accept the following payment types: Cash Or Self Payment, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale