What is Dual Diagnosis
You might hear the phrase, “dual diagnosis in Colorado,” a lot.
It is a common problem in this state and many others.
But what exactly does dual diagnosis mean?
Dual diagnosis is the term that describes a mental health disorder and addiction that exist simultaneously.
The side effects of these two conditions may be similar, which tends to make it confusing.
You may be aware of your addiction or mental health disorder.
You may not be aware of the other.
Often, it is hard to say which one comes first, as they can each worsen the other condition.