What are Co-Occurring Disorders?
Co-Occurring Disorder Detox, Clean Life specializes in safe, comfortable detox for patients with Co-Occurring Disorders. People who have Co-Occurring Disorders, also called Dual Diagnosis suffer from two or more disorders at the same time. This often includes a mix of substance abuse or addiction and mental health issues. Substance abuse includes Alcohol or Drug Addiction. Mental Health Issues can include (but not limited to) Depression, Eating Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Personality Disorders. In patients with Co-Occurring Disorders, physical safety and overall health risks are greater. It is important to detox in a highly monitored, patient focused detox center like Clean Life.
What are the Steps for Detox with Co-Occurring Disorders?
Since Alcohol and Drug Addictions often require detox, Clean Life, provides each incoming patient with a full mental and physical health consultation and evaluation. The consultation and evaluation sets the path for each person’s individualized care and treatment. Due to the complexity of Dual Diagnosis Clean Life believes in personalized care plans that work in conjunction with each patient’s treatment path, personality, and goals.
Prescribed Medication to Help Ease Symptoms of Detox.
Common side effects of the Drug or Alcohol Detoxification process are withdrawal symptoms. Without proper treatment, withdrawal symptoms can be uncomfortable, severe and dangerous. Symptoms such as, but not limited to; seizures, insomnia, delirium and in some cases heart attack or stroke, can be prevented with medication and monitored closely to ensure each patient’s comfort and safety. In patients with Co-Occurring Disorders, physical safety and overall health risks are greater increasing the importance of detox at a well-equipped facility like Clean Life.