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Co-Occurring Disorder Worksheet

Co-Occurring Disorder Worksheet

Previously known as dual diagnosis disorders, co-occurring disorders take place when a person struggles with substance abuse and a mental health disorder. At Excel Behavioral Health, we offer co-occurring disorder treatment for men and women of all ages who are ready to find their sobriety. Patients in our dual diagnosis group receive personalized treatment to address their mental health disorder,…

The Isolation of Addiction & Mental Illness

The Isolation of Addiction & Mental Illness

Humans are social creatures, which means that loneliness can be common for people who aren’t included in their desired social circles. At Excel Behavioral Health, we’re a dual diagnosis treatmentcenter in Florida that can help patients who are experiencing mental illness or addictions. Loneliness is often the root of many problems in a person’s life, and sadly, addiction and mental…

How to Plan an Intervention

How to Plan an Intervention

Interventions are the hallmark first step in helping a friend or loved one work towards their sobriety. At Excel Behavioral Health, we offer comorbid disorder treatment, along with mental health care for a variety of disorders. If you have a loved one who is struggling with alcoholism, addiction, depression, or other disorders, you may need to stage an intervention before…

Painkillers and Bipolar Disorder

Painkillers and Bipolar Disorder

Mood disorders, such as bipolar disorder, are closely linked to substance abuse disorders [1]. When a mental health disorder exists alongside a substance abuse disorder, this is known as a comorbid disorder or a dual diagnosis. Treading dual diagnosis disorders requires an expert approach for effective solutions. At Excel Behavioral Health, we offer the right treatments for these challenges. Some…

Summertime Sadness and Opiate Addiction

Summertime Sadness and Opiate Addiction

When most people think about seasonal affective disorder they think of the wintertime blues. However, summertime is also associated with its own seasonal affective disorder. Summertime depression is a real problem faced by some Americans [1], and it’s important to find the best help to treat this condition. When mental health disorders like depression combine with an active drug or…

Therapy Dogs for Improved Mental Health

Therapy Dogs for Improved Mental Health

When it comes to finding therapy for mental illness, it’s important to connect with the right resources for your specific struggles. Our facility offers treatment for mental health in Boca Raton, including dual diagnosis treatment. But some patients may need additional support following their treatment at our facility. Dawn Hoppe K9 is a service that connects individuals with therapy dogs…

Signs Your Teen is Struggling with a Dual Diagnosis Disorder

Signs Your Teen is Struggling with a Dual Diagnosis Disorder

Teens are moody in their own right, but sometimes psychological or substance abuse disorders result in erratic behavior. At Excel Behavioral Health, we specialize in treating dual diagnosis disorders for young adults, teens, and adults. A dual diagnosis, also known as a co-occurring disorder, is present when an individual is dealing with substance abuse and psychological disorders at the same…

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