Depression can be a common emotion that people may need to work through with professionals. Unfortunately, many choose to self-medicate by using drugs or alcohol. This may lead to more depressive symptoms, detachment from life activities and a higher risk of addiction.
If you or a loved one is struggling with drug addiction and depression, whether it is major, acute, or chronic depression, bipolar disorder, postpartum depression, or seasonal affective disorder, The Raleigh House offers hope for recovery.
Drug addiction and depression can create a vicious cycle that makes recovery difficult. For example, alcohol is a depressant. The more you drink, the more depressed you may feel. The more depressed you feel, the less likely you will find the will to overcome the need to drink.
Common signs of depression include:
The Raleigh House treats depression as part of our addiction treatment program. Our depression and addiction treatment centers provide a safe container to express emotions, learn coping skills and increase stress tolerance for healthier mood regulation. The Raleigh House helps clients overcome their depression, achieve a higher level of adaptive functioning and works to prevent substance abuse relapse.
Features of our drug treatment program include:
If you or a loved one are suffering from drug addiction and depression, you aren’t alone. It can be difficult to understand co-occurring conditions, so if you want to learn more about the benefits of dual diagnosis residential treatment centers, you can check out our blog post on the topic. Call us today at 720-891-4657 or contact us online to learn how our treatment programs can help you or someone you love get better.