Archive for Dual Diagnosis

What Is a Co-Occurring Disorder?

What Is a Co-Occurring Disorder

Addiction can affect anyone, of any race, social status, job or gender. If you struggle with a psychological disorder, there’s a higher chance you may fall prey to addiction. If you are addicted to drugs or alcohol and also have a mental health condition, this is called a co-occurring disorder. Many people try to mask or […]

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Alcohol and Depression

alcohol and depression

There is a strong link between Alcohol Addiction and depression. However, does serious alcohol use lead to depression, or is it that depressed people are more likely to drink too much? Both of these scenarios can and do happen. If you struggle with depression, you are at risk of abusing or becoming dependent on alcohol. […]

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