What Exactly is a Dual Diagnosis?
Dual Diagnosis is when someone is suffering from a mental illness in addition to being addicted to drugs or alcohol. It’s possible that the addiction led to the mental illness, or that the mental illness drove them to drugs and alcohol.
Benefits of Dual Diagnosis Treatment
If you have an undiagnosed dual diagnosis, there’s a good chance that you’ll relapse when you leave your treatment center. There’s a good chance that you’ll return to drugs and alcohol to cope with your undiagnosed mental illness.
Dual Diagnosis From Oasis Detox
At Oasis Detox, we understand how dangerous it is if you aren’t checked for a dual diagnosis. That’s why we check everyone who walks through our door for the presence of mental illness, and treat it alongside your addiction.