Common Co-occurring Psychological Disorders

Common Co-Occurring Psychological Disorders

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: September 29, 2021 Updated: October 22, 2021 People often turn to drugs and alcohol for relief of the symptoms of mental health concerns. For this reason, psychological disorders are major risk factors for developing an addiction.…

What Are Co-Occurring Disorders

What Are Co-Occurring Disorders

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: September 29, 2021 Updated: October 19, 2021 Medical professionals refer to having a mental illness alongside a harmful chemical dependence as having a dual diagnosis, also known as co-occurring disorders. Many people who suffer from addiction have some mental illness due to…

mental health disorders and addiction

Mental Health Disorders and Addiction

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 19, 2021 Updated: September 19, 2021 Mental health concerns are common among people suffering from drug abuse and addiction. The tie between mental illness and addiction is so strong that substance abuse can actually lead to mental health conditions. In fact, the reverse is also true. Mental illness…