According to NAMI, approximately 43.8 million people in the United States experience a mental health issue in a given year. Mental health and access to quality treatment in America is a very serious issue and even more impactful when coupled with addiction or substance abuse. Mental health issues can affect anyone, from every walk of life, and can come in many different forms with varying degrees of intensity.
Regardless of the type or severity of the issue, treatment may be an appropriate course of action. Treatment can include inpatient programming, PHP, and outpatient therapy. These types of programming can include group meetings, individual or private sessions, as well as experiential types of therapy including sober recreation or sensory integration.
Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a common and serious mood disorder that often coexists with drug addiction; sometimes as one of the root causes, while other times as a result of substance abuse.
There are many situations that can cause psychological trauma and PTSD for people and it can happen to anyone. Those who experience childhood trauma are more likely to suffer from PTSD, depression, future trauma, and substance abuse.
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a seriously debilitating mental illness characterized by impulsiveness, extremely unstable emotions, distorted self-image, and intense unstable relationships. It is one of several personality disorders.
Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that is sometimes referred to as manic-depressive illness, or simply manic depression. Individuals with this disorder, experience episodes of excessively elevated energy, emotions, and cognition which is known as manic behavior.
Anxiety disorder is a common chronic disorder of long-lasting anxiety that is not focused on any one object or situation. Those suffering from this mood disorder experience persistent, excessive and unrealistic fear and worry about everyday matters.