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Dual Diagnosis Statistics

You are probably familiar with mental health conditions and may struggle with one yourself or know someone who does. But what about people struggling with mental health issues and a substance use disorder (SUD)? This is called having a dual diagnosis or two conditions that co-occur. How do you know if you have a dual …

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Depersonalization and Addiction

Many people have experienced feeling detached from themselves at some point in life. This is more common when you are exhausted or have experienced a very stressful event, such as a physical assault or losing a loved one. But when this feeling of detachment becomes chronic, you may have a condition known as depersonalization or …

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How Many Non-Fatal Overdoses Are in Volusia County?

Substance abuse is a prevalent problem in the United States and worldwide. If you’re in Florida, it may help to understand the problem by looking at the data concerning how many non-fatal overdoses there are in Volusia County. After all, tracking overdose numbers gives you an idea of how dangerous it is to develop an …

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Substance Abuse Group Activity

As part of your treatment for substance use disorder, you’ll engage in substance abuse group therapy activities. Some of these activities teach skill-building, others may focus on learning to be a team player. Regardless, group therapy activities such as these boost your recovery in positive ways.What Are Substance Abuse Group Therapy Activities?Substance abuse group therapy …

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Codependency and Depression

Do you find the moods of others dictate how you feel? Do you try to control others to control your happiness? If so, you may be struggling with codependency. Codependency is common when there is an addict in the family. Often, codependency occurs with types of mental illness, including anxiety and depression. If you’re struggling with codependency, …

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When you’re seeking treatment to improve your mental health, it can be hard to understand all the different types of therapies available to you. Two of the most common types of therapies available today are cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy, known as CBT and DBT. Deciding which of these therapies makes the most …

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What Are Dual Diagnosis Symptoms?

A dual diagnosis refers to having a substance use disorder and a mental health condition at the same time. If you have a drug or alcohol addiction and struggle with your mental health, dual diagnosis treatment programs to deal with dual diagnosis symptoms are often the most effective option to recover from both conditions. To experience …

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Helping a loved one with an addiction

How to Help a Loved One With Addiction

Addiction can become a devastating problem for both the sufferer and their loved ones. If you think that you have a loved one with addiction, there are some things that you should do to help. However, you must also avoid keeping the person from pulling away from you.Finding a balance may feel difficult at times. …

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