Understanding Co-Occurring Disorders

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There are more than 9 million men and women in the US dealing with co-occurring disorders. This dual diagnosis includes both the presence of an addiction and a mental health issue or issues including depression, anxiety, bipolar, PTSD, etc. Co-occurring conditions can lead to a cycle of destruction that includes self-medicating, which worsens both the mental illness and the addiction.

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