female doctor talks to female patient in an office about co occurring disorders

What are Co-Occurring Disorders?

You struggle with a substance abuse disorder. Sometimes, you feel like there’s more going on. But you can’t put your finger on it. Could you be dealing with co-occurring disorders? Understanding Co-Occurring Disorders  At a good-quality dual diagnosis treatment center, therapists routinely work with good people who’re trying to quit drugs or alcohol. Frequently, they…

These women are discussing the benefits of International Overdose Awareness Day.

International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) began in 2001 in the city of Melbourne, Australia. Over the past two decades, it has blossomed into a worldwide phenomenon. Dozens of organizations observe the day by hosting nearly 1,000 events across the globe. The drug and alcohol center in Colorado honors this day by hosting events, creating awareness, and…