A dual diagnosis received by someone who suffers from both an alcohol or drug addiction as well as a psychological disorder. The most sustainable recovery for a patient dealing with this type of condition will come from a dual diagnosis treatment plan that ensures both pieces of the disorder are effectively managed. While dual diagnosis treatment centers in California are becoming more prevalent, in the past, substance abuse and psychological disorders were treated as separate entities, at different facilities, utilizing vastly different techniques. Now, as California rehab centers begin to modernize their techniques, we are seeing much more effective dual diagnosis treatment for these co-occurring disorders at centers like Ocean Hills.

About Dual Diagnosis

According to a report published by the Journal of the American Medical Association: "37% of alcohol abusers and 53% of drug abusers also have at least one serious mental illness" Of all people diagnosed as mentally...
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