SAMHSA defines co-occurring disorders under the same umbrella as what was earlier referenced as dual diagnosis. According to an SAMHSA survey as of 2014, 7.9 million adults suffered from co-occurring disorders. Read the study here.
It is noted that people suffering from mental health issues have an increased risk of also suffering from substance abuse and addiction related issues. Co-occurring diagnoses are difficult to both diagnose and address due to the growing complexity and differences in severity.
Clients with co-occurring disorders are best addressed and treated through integrated treatment experiences. Accurate early diagnosis and treatment increase the outcomes of long-term recovery and success.
Visit our outpatient program to meet our clinical team and participate in an active solution to treat co-occurring disorders in young adults.