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What Is a Dual Diagnosis?

A simple dual diagnosis definition is any time a person is identified as having a substance use disorder and another mental health disorder simultaneously. This dual diagnosis definition also applies to another term: “co-occurring disorders.” In many cases, “dual diagnosis” and “co-occurring disorders” are interchangeable terms as they mean the same thing. Dual diagnosis treatment…

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The Right Sober Living Program Is Key to Staying Sober

A sober living program is an effective way to help those in recovery learn coping mechanisms and life skills to maintain sobriety. Programs like this are considered a proper harm reduction strategy, as they involve teaching clients and their families ways to avoid the potential for relapse. Creating a positive, healthy, and uplifting environment can…

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Intensive Outpatient Program vs. Partial Hospitalization

Picking the right program for you or your loved one can feel overwhelming. When searching for the best program, making sure it makes sense based on your current life situation is vital. An intensive outpatient program (IOP) and a partial hospitalization program (PHP) are very different. At Solution Based Treatment & Detox, we can help…