Co-Occurring Disorders

Mental health and addiction are closely linked; if a person has both a mental health disorder and substance use disorder, these conditions are considered co-occurring disorders. Learn how mental health disorders can affect substance abuse and what you can do to treat both.
Mental Health

What Are Co-Occurring Disorders?

Co-occurring disorders, also referred to as comorbidity, occur when a person has a substance use disorder and another mental health issue.
Recovery

Why Taking Care of Your Mental Health Is Essential to Your Recovery

Mental health and addiction often go hand in hand. Understanding how and why is critical to safeguarding your recovery. In this article, Mountainside clinician Meg Currie shares mental health tips to help you avoid relapse.
Mental Health

Addiction: Men vs Women

Addiction can impact anyone, but social and physiological factors lead to gender-specific concerns. Learn how substance abuse affects men and women.
Recovery

Chester Bennington’s Death Shines Light on the Importance of Mental Health

Chester Bennington’s suicide has many people talking about addiction and mental health. Learn about the singer’s life and how he and his music inspired others.