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Archive for the ‘dual diagnosis treatment’ category

Drug Rehab for Co-occurring Disorders

Written on: June 15th, 2009 By:

Drug Rehab for Co-occurring Disorders It’s not unusual for people who suffer from alcoholism or drug addiction to also have underlying mood disorders that may be contributing to the need to self-medicate or escape with the use of alcohol or drugs. The term co-occurring disorder (also commonly referred to as dual diagnosis) is used for […]


The dual diagnosis program will use both medical and psychiatric approaches to treat the addiction and the mental illness. First the person is led into a detox program. Once the detox program is completed, the patient is led into a psychiatric care program. Here the patient’s mental condition is checked by a mental health expert. […]