What are Co-occurring Disorders?
When an individual has a substance use addiction as well as a mental health disorder, they are often diagnosed as having a co-occurring or dual disorder. It is not unusual for a person struggling with addiction to also have an underlying mental health condition. Join Amanda Barnhart, LCSW-C as she discusses co-occurring disorders, treatment strategies and steps toward recovery.
Amanda Barnhart, LCSW-C, is an adult mental health therapist providing counseling services at Brook Lane’s North Village outpatient facility. She is a member of the InSTEP (Substance Use Treatment Program) team, where she provides person-centered treatment to help clients manage and overcome their dependence on substances.