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Circle of Hope provides dual diagnosis addiction treatment in the Reseda neighborhood of Los Angeles for those suffering from substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. If you or a loved one needs a dual diagnosis drug & alcohol rehab call us today at 888.277.3316.

Often, substance abuse and mental health disorders occur together. Although either disorder can come first, one will frequently initiate the other, leading to both disorders influencing each other. Both will require treatment upon dual diagnosis — the diagnosis of co-occurring disorders – and will present a challenge for those working to treat the client.

Understanding Dual Diagnosis Disorders

Co-occurring mental disorders can be caused by or even be the cause of drug and alcohol addiction. The signs of co-occurring disorders will vary depending upon which mental health disorder is diagnosed and the drug of choice. For example, if one is struggling with marijuana abuse and schizophrenia, the signs of these issues will be far different from those of a patient who is living with crystal meth addiction and bipolar disorder.

It is necessary to treat both disorders at the same time to help increase the possibility of lasting sober living. We offer a variety of dual diagnosis treatment programs to treat alcohol and drug abuse along with mental health issues such as depression and anxiety.

Self-medication to deal with the emotional pain of mental illness is often the catalyst to drug and alcohol dependency. These methods are merely a temporary solution that will inevitably cause permanent damage. The best course of action is to treat both diseases concurrently and create a plan of action to promote a lifestyle of sobriety, mental health, and independence.

Why Dual Diagnosis Treatment is Important

Individuals with mental illness have a higher risk for drug/alcohol abuse. In fact, there is scientific evidence to suggest that one-third of individuals with mental illness engage in substance abuse. Additionally, more than one-third of individuals who abuse drugs and alcohol also suffer from mental illness. In order to treat these individuals, these co-occurring disorders must be treated together.

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  • I'm from the suburbs of Chicago and have been in quite a few treatment centers. Circle of Hope is hands down the best and most comfortable rehab I have ever been in. Not to mention how caring and helpful all the staff are. The door to my counselors office was always open when ever you needed to talk. Everyone genuinely cares there and that’s what made it a special place for me. My four boys are going to get back their Sober and clean Dad back thanks to the help from Circle of Hope.

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  • Circle of hope changed my life!! Great food, great staff, wonderful place! Awesome to get to know the amazing clients and see that i was not alone in my recovery. I made friends for life in the short time i got to spend there. Not a better facility anywhere in my opinion!!The team of employees, from the Technicians all the way up to the Owner, all have a patient first mentality.

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  • Going to treatment at circle of hope was one of the best programs Ive participated in, they helped me get my life back. They have amazing staff and over all good natured people. They focus on all aspects of counseling , case management, meetings, different types of therapy, including trauma, one on one counseling. This is coming from someone who has been traumatized and neglected. They helped me get to the root of the problem. Which most times can feel very uncomfortable but they provide groups that you participate in and communicate to other addicts and hear their life stories. They really are an organization of team working to help heal the conflicted minds of us addicts that we faced everyday. I would highly recommend this treatment program to anyone suffering from substance abuse or mental health.

    Skyy S

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