quitting alcohol and depression
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When Quitting Alcohol and Depression Symptoms Increase

Imagine finally mustering up the conviction to stop drinking, only to find your depression symptoms worsen. Alcoholism and depression is a very common dual diagnosis. Individuals who struggle with alcoholism may develop depression as a result…
Genetic Testing in Dual Diagnosis
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Importance of Genetic Testing in Dual Diagnosis

Prescribing Medications More Effectively Last week we breached the topic of genetic testing and how it can affect mental health treatments. This week we wanted to dive in a little deeper and zero in specifically on dual diagnosis. But what…
Genetic Testing for Mental Health

Genetic Testing for Mental Health Medicines

How Can DNA Testing Help Select The Right Medications In the last couple of blog posts, we've discussed genetic DNA testing for the predisposition of mental health disorders, diseases, cancer, and the importance of genetic testing for dual…
genetic testing for mental health disorders

Importance of Genetic Testing in Mental Health Treatment

We are all genetically predisposed to both favorable attributes and less-than-desirable gene expressions. In other words, we have genes that help us and genes that could possibly hurt us. Have you ever noticed when someone you know is just naturally…
What is Dual Diagnosis
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What is Dual Diagnosis and How is It Treated in Rehab

Addiction and Mental Health Occurring Together Co-occurring Disorders or Dual Diagnosis refers to a very common problem of dealing with substance dependency and mental illness or mental disorders at the same time. You see, often long-term substance…