Tag Archives: Co-Occurring Disorder

The Best Way To Manage Co-Occurring Mental Disorders For Long-Term Recovery

Manage Co-Occurring Mental Disorders - Addiction Hope Contributed by Staff of Timberline Knolls In the face of co-occurring mental disorders, vigilance and dedication to your treatment plan is foundational for long-term recovery. This includes carrying out the daily, tangible steps that are often necessary for emotional, mental, physical, spiritual and psychological soundness and well-being. This process may involve: Staying connected to ongoing [...]
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American Veterans: There Is No Shame In Needing PTSD Help

PTSD Help - Addiction Hope Contributed by Timberline Knolls Staff Member Known as the thousand-yard stare from World War I, the vacant, confused gaze of a battle-weary soldier was eventually recognized as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It was, however, decades before the diagnosis was established and understood. Rather, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder was only recognized as a legitimate condition five [...]
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Opioid Addiction: Managing Depression During Long-Term Recovery

Man struggling with Opioid Addiction Depression and opioid abuse are common among all age groups. Through recent research, new findings have emerged about the connection between depression and opioid addictions. Learning to manage your long-term recovery from both addiction and depression is a difficult process that can be managed with a mix of therapies, treatment, and aftercare support. Opioids Role [...]
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Addiction & Eating Disorders: How Common is a Dual Diagnosis

Woman struggling with dual diagnosis In recent years, there has been a significant connection between addictions and eating disorders. This dual diagnosis is becoming more apparent, especially in women. Studies have shown that up 35% of individuals with eating disorders also have an alcohol or substance abuse comorbid disorder, compared with 3% of the general population [1]. Both groups share [...]
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How Do I Know if I Need a Dual Diagnosis Treatment Program?

Woman sitting next to her car Dual Diagnosis is also referred to as co-occurring disorders and can be defined as when a person has both a substance abuse disorder and a mental illness at the same time. Either disorder can develop first and typically symptoms worsen with the development of substance use to manage the symptoms of the mental health disorder. [...]
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