Dual Diagnosis

What Is Dual Diagnosis

Substance use disorder sometimes does not afflict you by itself. You may have co-occurring mental health conditions alongside a substance addiction. For example, you could be both addicted to alcohol and be clinically diagnosed with depression. This is known as a dual diagnosis. Substance abuse can and does lead to mental health issues. Other times,

Inpatient Rehab

Is Inpatient Rehab Considered Acute Care?

What is acute care? Acute care refers to short-term medical treatments, like those for sudden injuries or illnesses. Examples of these are trips to the emergency room, minor surgeries for injuries, or medications for temporary pain. Intensive care units are also considered acute care, as patients only stay for relatively short times in ICUs. Basically,