Over 40% of people struggling with substances abuse are also dealing with mental health disorders such as anxiety, trauma or depression, also known as co-occurring disorders
Substance abuse and mental health concerns often go hand-in-hand. The dual diagnosis program in Los Angeles at LA Valley Recovery helps patients identify the cause of their addiction as well as treat any related mental illnesses, so they can recover long term from both without either being a barrier to success.
There are many misconceptions about addiction and mental disorders that need to be cleared up. For instance, it’s often thought they’re more similar than dissimilar – which is true. There are mental illnesses that have substance abuse as a symptom, and those with substance abuse and co-occurring mental disorders.
Dual-diagnosis treatment has been shown to be an important form of rehabilitation for many individuals. However, for most people, little is known about what dual diagnosis actually means and why it can help in achieving long-term sustainable recovery.
At LA Valley Recovery , our program offers dual diagnosis treatment in Los Angeles, which allow patients learn how they too could achieve long term recovery from substance abuse and co-occurring mental health issues. From psych evaluations to medication management and individualized therapies, we provide our clients with all the tools needed to effectively treat mental illness and recover from the disease of addiction. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help.
Some people with mental illness develop it as a result of their compulsive drug use, and some may take drugs in an attempt to alleviate symptoms. Regardless if you have anxiety or depression alongside substance abuse -it’s important for them both receive treatment at the same time because there could be something else going on that caused both conditions rather than just one causing the other’s condition.
Our Los Angeles dual-diagnosis treatment program is designed to help patients not only overcome their addiction but also cope with underlying issues. An important element of our approach includes identifying what these personal problems are and developing a long term plan for success aftercare in order set them on the right path forward once they leave LA Valley Recovery.
We treat a number of co-occurring mental illnesses, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ADD/ADHD, and OCD, just as an example. Our clinical team will help identify and treat any undiagnosed mental illness so that all barriers to success in recovery are removed. Through individualized therapy and group sessions, you can expect to learn how to manage both addiction and mental illness in a safe and judgement-free setting.
LA Valley Recovery is standing by 24 hours a day, 7 days a week ready to help you find the best treatment options for you. Regardless if you come to our program or not, we will help you find the best personal recommendations that fit your individual needs. Request a confidential callback right now by filling out the form.
Our dual diagnosis program in Los Angeles is designed to provide the necessary tools for recovering individuals who are struggling with both mental illness and addiction. We believe in teaching our clients valuable life skills that will help propel them towards success in and after treatment.
We understand that you may be hesitant to call because of the unknown, but it’s important to, for your own mental health. We help every person who contacts us in finding the dual diagnosis program that fits their individual needs, whether that is our program or not! We want everyone in this world living their best life possible so call LA Valley Recovery today.