Dual Diagnosis

Dual Diagnosis Treatment at Banyan Chicago

Dual diagnosis, also known as co-occurring disorder is the term used when describing an individual who is suffering from a substance abuse disorder and mental health disorder simultaneously.

Those who struggle with a mental health disorder are more likely to abuse alcohol and drugs. Dual diagnosis disorders are often difficult to diagnose or are misdiagnosed due to the complexity of symptoms. Many of those who suffer from substance abuse and addiction problems see drugs and alcohol as a tool to ease their mental health issues. The self-medicating on drugs and alcohol often goes unnoticed until the substance use consumes all aspects of their life. If you or someone you know has been experiencing these issues; professional treatment is needed as soon as possible.



There are many forms of Dual Diagnosis because of the many different mental health disorders.



Depression and Substance Abuse Disorder- When symptoms of depression last over a minimum of a two-week period and start to interfere with normal life this is when the depressive state can be an issue.

Anxiety/Panic Attacks and Substance Use Disorder- Anxiety and/or Panic disorder and addiction treatment plan comes with intense therapy sessions including individual and group settings, education on both the anxiety or panic disorder, and disease of addiction, family support groups, relapse prevention and more.

Bi-polar Disorder and Substance Use Disorder- Bipolar disorder is known as one of the more serious mental health disorders that is characterized by intense and sudden mood changes, drastic energy level changes, and erratic and irrational behavior.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Substance Use Disorder- (ADD) Attention Deficit Disorder, which is now referred to as ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a behavioral disorder. Most of those who suffer from this disorder were diagnosed at a younger age than most other behavioral disorders.

OCD and Substance Use Disorder- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that is characterized when an individual experiences repetitive and recurring thoughts that cause anxiety and irrational fears.

Dual Diagnosis Treatment

The best way to ensure recovery for those suffering from a co-occurring disorder is an individualized treatment program. At Banyan Chicago Treatment Center, we have a fully trained clinical staff who are experts in specialized treatment for patients suffering from co-occurring disorders. Our intensive dual diagnosis treatment programs are designed to address both the mental health disorder and the substance abuse disorder concurrently.

The Dual Diagnosis treatment therapies we utilize at Banyan Chicago Treatment Center are: 12-Step, EMDR Trauma, Family Systems, Couples Therapy, Gottman Method, as well as Individual and Group Therapy Sessions. The proper treatment program can be the determining factors of whether the patient will be successful in their recovery journey.

If you or someone you know is struggling with a mental health disorder and substance abuse, help is just a phone call away. It is never too late to take control over your life and regain your happiness. Call Banyan Treatment Center now, we are here to help: 1 (630) 748-7315.

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At Banyan Detox Boca Raton our goal is to make sure that anyone who needs treatment from drug and alcohol addiction are able to get the help needed to assist them on the road to recovery. If you don't have insurance contact us to inquire about alternate methods regarding treatment for yourself or a loved one.

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