Day: April 14, 2023

Dual Diagnosis: The Link between Mental Health and Addiction

Introduction Dual Diagnosis (also known as co-occurring disorders, comorbidity or co-morbidity) is the presence of both a substance use disorder and one or more serious mental illnesses. Say’s Dr Louis Hampers, a person can have two separate disorders, or one disorder may cause another. For example, someone with bipolar disorder might also struggle with alcoholism […]