Resource: Substance Use + Mental Health In Young Adults: Your Guide to Addressing Co-Occurring Disorders
Substance Use + Mental Health: Your Guide to Addressing Co-occurring Disorders
What if your teen or young adult is not only struggling with a substance use disorder, but also a mental health disorder, like depression or anxiety, at the same time?
Formerly referred to as “dual diagnosis,” someone struggling with both a substance use disorder and a mental health disorder has a co-occurring disorder. In fact, 65 percent or more of youth with substance use disorders also have a mental health disorder.