Depression and Drug Addiction

Depression and Drug Addiction

Why do depression and drug addiction often go hand-in-hand? Either of these conditions can occur first, leading to the onset of the other. Using drugs to cope with the underlying symptoms of depression is relatively common, yet it creates a number of health risks. At Serenity House Detox Houston, we offer a complete treatment program…

a man thinking about his friend who is suffering from co occurring disorders

Co-Occurring Disorders and Addiction

There’s a lot of talk about mental health disorders and addiction happening at the same time. Experts refer to this as co occurring disorders or a dual diagnosis. If you’re struggling with addiction right now, you may be a good candidate for a dual diagnosis assessment and treatment. First, however, you need to break the…