woman asking intake specialist what is psychotherapy

What is Psychotherapy?

People who have taken the step to detox from a drug or alcohol addiction are to be commended. It requires courage and strength to make the decision to come forward and admit you have a problem, and it takes tremendous dedication and hard work to follow through. However, even after detox is complete, the work…

client asking therapist what is dual diagnosis

What is Dual Diagnosis? Could You Have It?

If you’ve been looking into treatment, you may have seen the term “dual diagnosis.” But what is dual diagnosis? It’s when an individual has both a mental illness and a substance abuse disorder at once. If you think you have a dual diagnosis disorder, there are dual diagnosis treatment centers that can help. What is…

Woman Receives Dual Diagnosis Treatment at Promises Behavioral Health

Why Would You Choose a “Dual Diagnosis” Addiction Treatment Center?

Did you know that addiction can have surprising underlying causes? According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, as many as 40% of people struggling with addiction ALSO have a mental health disorder (and that only includes those who have been diagnosed, and been done so properly). A combination of a mental disorder…