Dual diagnosis is a common occurrence in Wyckoff, 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.
If you have been suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder - commonly known as PTSD - you might try to self-medicate the symptoms of this mental health disorder by abusing alcohol and drugs. in the short term, this could give you some relief and make you forget about your suffering.
However, there is a high risk that this form of self-medication could soon give rise to the development of a substance use disorder, or an addiction. When this happens, you will find yourself struggling with both addiction and the co-occurring mental health disorder.
Psychosis is an episode in which you will experience a break from reality. It might also cause you to experience false beliefs and delusions that you hold firmly despite there being evidence contracting these beliefs. Further, there is a risk that you could suffer hallucinations.
This condition often occurs alongside substance abuse and addiction. This is because you might start abusing drugs and drinking alcohol excessively to manage the symptoms and effects of your psychosis. Although this could calm you for some time, it will eventually lead to the development of a substance use disorder.
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.
Christian Healthcare Center Ramapo Ridge Partial Program is a facility in Wyckoff, NJ providing services in and around Bergen County.
They provide a wide range of services, settings and treatment approaches such as:Psychotropic Medication, Partial Hospitalization Or Day Treatment, Couple Family Therapy.
They offer special programs that are tailored to unique individual needs such as: Illness Management And Recovery and Seniors Or Older Adults.
If you are interested in attending or using one of the services offered by Christian Healthcare Center Ramapo Ridge Partial Program, they accept the following payment types: Cash Or Self Payment, Medicare, State Financed Health Insurance Plan Other Than Medicaid, Private Health Insurance