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…

woman experiences stress during national ptsd awareness day 2019

National PTSD Awareness Day 2019

June 27th each year marks National PTSD Awareness Day, a day dedicated to improving education and understanding of trauma related disorders. Experience with or exposure to trauma can cause PTSD, which stands for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Trauma can include witnessing a violent crime or experiencing a tragic event. PTSD is also one of the…