Mental Health Treatment in Florida
Florida ranks near the bottom of the nation, 49th of the 50 states, for access to mental health care as measured by state spending. And research shows that one in two Floridians will experience mental illness in their life time. Oftentimes, mental health problems and substance use disorders occur simultaneously. This makes treating mental health, which is often a contributing factor to substance abuse, of importance for many substance abuse treatment providers.
Some common mental health conditions and disorders are:
- Co-occuring disorders
- Bi-Polar disorder
- Mood disorders
Mental Health Treatment with JourneyPure Emerald Coast
Many people who suffer from drug addiction and alcoholism experience co-occurring disorders. A co-occurring disorder, or dual diagnosis, describes an individual who suffers from alcohol or drug addiction while simultaneously experiencing depression, anxiety, or other mental health symptoms. Studies show that individuals suffering from mental health disorders are far more likely to engage in substance abuse It is estimated that, of the more than 23 million Americans who are addicted to drugs and alcohol, 9 million have an undiagnosed mental health disorders. Sadly, only about 7% of them receive treatment.
Studies indicate that abusing substances can accelerate or worsen mental health conditions, but there is no need to suffer alone. Our highly-trained, compassionate clinicians guide you in addressing any hidden mental health issues that are a contributing factor to your addiction struggles. Together, we will identify and eradicate your triggers to develop a workable plan that supports your long-term recovery. If you experience anxiety or depression and use drugs or alcohol to cope, we can help.
JourneyPure Emerald Coast is part of the JourneyPure behavioral healthcare network of addiction treatment facilities located across the southeast. We create safe, comfortable environments for men and women suffering from addiction with co-occurring mental health disorders to unearth the root causes of their illnesses. Call us today to discuss how we can help.