ABOUT DUAL DIAGNOSIS

Dual diagnosis, or co-occurring disorders, means that a person is not only diagnosed with Substance Use Disorder, but that they are also dealing with other mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, or a personality disorder.

Dual-diagnosis is incredibly common among those suffering from addiction, and the co-occurring or underlying mental health disorder often works to fuel one’s addiction. A co-occurring disorder can be a huge barrier to recovery if it is not treated in tandem with addiction.

Comprehensive Treatment Plans

A person who has a dual diagnosis has two separate illnesses, and each needs its own treatment plan, in addition to considering the interaction and relationship between the two. If addiction is treated without acknowledging or addressing the co-occurring disorder, then there is a very high likelihood of relapse, that is, if the person is ever able to maintain sobriety.

At The Beach Rehab Thailand, we have a small, yet diverse team who are duly qualified in the fields of addiction and mental health to provide you with a comprehensive treatment plan that will leave no stone unturned.

Before even stepping foot on The Beach, you will receive a confidential in-depth assessment from a qualified mental health professional. During this assessment you will be asked to provide us with a full medical and psychological history (to the best of your knowledge), including any prior diagnoses, so that we can start to craft an individualized treatment plan for you. This information will be reviewed and assessed by our treatment team throughout the course of your treatment to ensure that any dual diagnoses are being properly addressed and treated.

Getting accurate dual-diagnoses from qualified professionals is paramount in determining an appropriate treatment plan. If necessary and allowed by the client, we will gladly work together with external primary care physicians or other mental health professionals in order to provide you with the highest level of care possible.