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Dual Diagnosis Treatment at San Diego Detox

Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Dual diagnosis refers to co-occurring substance use dependence and mental health disorders. A person may develop an addiction which then causes the development of a mental health disorder. Adversely, an individual may attempt to self-medicate a mental health disorder by abusing substances. In either case, a vicious cycle can form where one feels trapped in addiction and unable to gain control of their life.

At San Diego Detox, we will help you break that cycle. We understand that both issues must be addressed simultaneously to achieve long-term healing. Our staff is prepared with evidence-based mental health therapies to address any mental disorders. We will help you detox from addictive substances and learn to overcome mental health challenges, leading you back to a healthy lifestyle.

The therapies we employ at San Diego Detox include 12-Step Model, Art Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Family System Approach to Treatment, Midlife Adult Treatment,  Music Therapy and more.

What Co-Occurring Mental Health Problems Do We Treat at San Diego Detox?

At San Diego Detox, we treat some of the following co-occurring mental health challenges:


You can lead a normal and productive life once again despite what happened in your past. Know that help is available through effective mental health treatment in a caring environment like San Diego Detox.


Grief is the natural response to a loss, disaster, or any other traumatic event. Grief can often drive one to substance addiction in an attempt to forget that experience. At San Diego Detox, our staff will help you process that grief and create healthy coping mechanisms so you can move past any substance dependency.


While depression is the most common co-occurrence with substance use disorder, we have seen our clients rise above depression as they are strengthened to withstand addiction. We invite you to join our list of successful clients who now live productive lives free from depression and SUD.


You are not alone in that feeling of fear, uneasiness, and dread. Whether your anxiety came up before your substance use disorder or vice versa, our team at San Diego Detox can lead you safely out of both anxiety and addiction as we work hand-in-hand using our unique treatment programs.


If you or your loved one are suffering from anger or aggression issues in addition to addiction, you can overcome them. At San Diego Detox, we have learned how to effectively combine our tools and therapies to help you handle your emotions appropriately and regain autonomy over your anger.

Other Mental Health Conditions We Treat

Other mental health conditions we treat in our dual diagnosis treatment plans include: 

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  •  Codependency
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Cutting Addiction
  • Kleptomania
  • Exercise Addiction
  • Sex Addiction

Get in Touch Today

If you or anyone you know have any of the issues mentioned above, feel free to call us or message us. You can also request a call-back, and we will attend to you promptly and confidentially.
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