Day: March 17, 2023

Dual Diagnosis: Treating Co-Occurring Mental Health and Addiction Disorders

Introduction: Dual diagnosis refers to the co-occurrence of a mental health disorder and substance use disorder. It is estimated that nearly half of the individuals with a substance use disorder also have a co-occurring mental health disorder. Says Lou Hampers Dual diagnosis can be complex to treat, as both disorders need to be addressed simultaneously. […]