Dual Diagnosis Treatment Program for Men
Addiction rarely exists in a vacuum.
That makes dual diagnosis treatments an important tool in the fight against addiction. Co-occurring disorders are common and often tightly connected with addictive behaviors.
We take co-occurring disorders seriously. Mental illness is already a substantial burden to carry. Paired with addiction, the weight can easily become too much to bear. Dual diagnosis helps us separate the loads and lessen them over time.
As we say:
“Recovery is the Real Adventure.”
We help men struggling with addiction to sobriety and true mental health.
An Integrated View of Mental Health & Clinical Addiction Therapy
There are many challenges along the path back from addiction.
Unfortunately, some of these challenges present their own risks to your overall well being.
This is just one reason why it’s so important to take a holistic approach to addiction recovery and mental health. Co-occurring disorders almost always exacerbate each other. For many seeking men’s addiction treatment, it can feel like a never-end war raging within themselves. This is why clinical dual diagnosis is so important.
We always give both mental illness and addiction the respect they deserve—as separate but related issues.
With the right perspective and support, it is possible to overcome the obstacles each present and create a fulfilled life.
Reviewed by Susan Stader
MS, LCMH, LCAS, CCS
Susan Stader is the founder and director of Next Step Recovery and NSR of Asheville, an Intensive Outpatient Program and a Long-term Extended Care program in Asheville, NC. She received her Master’s in Community Counseling in 2004 at Western Carolina University and went on to get her licensure in addictions and mental health counseling. Susan believes that treatment should be gender-specific and offered in a small setting. Small recovery communities, such as hers, are more intimate and more effective in overall client satisfaction and care.