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People with so-called co-occurring disorders, sometimes called dual diagnosis patients, are individuals suffering from both substance use disorder and mental illness. This condition comes in as many forms as there are addictions and mental health conditions. According to recent research, more than 9 million US citizens experience or have experienced these co-occurring disorders. At Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery, our expert team will help you overcome both your addiction and mental health disorder with a treatment track that treats co-occurring disorders, so you can become one of our many patients to achieve sustained addiction recovery. For more information about our drug addiction & mental health treatment center in Thornton, CO, or to learn about our medication-assisted approach to addiction treatment, contact Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery today at 833.448.0127.
Who Needs a Dual Diagnosis Treatment Program?
At our dual diagnosis treatment center in Thornton, CO, we are focused on treating the underlying causes behind your substance abuse. In order to successfully treat a drug addiction, it is necessary to also treat any co-occurring mental health condition.
In some cases, the mental health condition may pre-date your addiction. Maybe you began using drugs to combat the symptoms of depression or anxiety. Sadly, that drug use quickly spiraled into addiction. In other cases, your drug use may have caused a mental health disorder. Specific drugs can change the chemistry of the brain, which disrupts the routine functions of the neurotransmitters, such as dopamine. This reaction sometimes results in mental health conditions.
While you may think that using substances helps to control the symptoms of a mental health condition, in reality, it’s doing the opposite. Substance abuse leads to decreased levels of serotonin, which, in turn, can lead to worsening depression.
The signs that you need a dual diagnosis treatment program may not be obvious at first. However, there are some routine signals that can indicate that you or a loved one needs dual diagnosis treatment. These symptoms include:
Lower performance at work or at school
Behavior that has become increasingly secretive
Changes in sleep patterns or appetite
Impairment of coordination
Problems in relationships, finances, or with the law, due to substance use
Feelings of anxiety, fear, or paranoia
None of these symptoms taken by themselves are indications of mental illness and addiction. However, if you see multiple symptoms over the course of several weeks or months, the time to act is now. If you don’t act, the mental health disorder and addiction could get increasingly worse.
What Does CMAR’s Dual Diagnosis Treatment Program Treat?
Some of our dual diagnosis treatment options include:
THIS IS NOT A COMPREHENSIVE LIST! If you suffer from a disorder or other mental health concerns not listed here, give us a call or email us. We more than likely treat the condition that you’re struggling with in addition to addiction.
Contact Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery
At Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery, we know the consequences of mental illness and addiction. Therefore, we are proud to offer a dual diagnosis treatment program for our patients. Dual diagnosis treatment is essential for your long-term recovery. When getting treatment for addiction, it is essential to be equipped with the tools to manage the symptoms of mental health conditions. Otherwise, you may quickly turn back to substances to keep the symptoms under control. Conversely, if you only get treatment for the mental health condition, your drug abuse can cause your mental health condition to worsen.
With our treatment program for co-occurring disorders, we provide patients the tools they need to manage the symptoms of their mental health condition. Through a wide range of holistic and evidence-based therapies, our patients are able to manage both their addiction and mental health conditions. To learn more about our dual diagnosis and mental health treatment programs, contact the experts at Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery today at 833.448.0127.
Together, We Can Recover
Where Addiction Ends
and Recovery Begins
Our addiction specialists are always ready to answer your questions and help you access the care you need. Every patient in our care receives a personalized treatment plan that takes into account their unique needs.