The intricate interplay between mental health and addiction paints a complex picture, where untreated psychological disorders can exacerbate substance abuse, and vice versa, creating a cyclical and often coexisting challenge for many individuals.

Understanding Co-Occurring Disorders

Neither mental health nor addiction exists in a vacuum. For many people, struggling with both seems like a grim fact of life.
To overcome either, individuals need to start with a strong base of knowledge. At Paramount Recovery Centers, a community focused on mental health and addiction treatment in Massachusetts, we want all of our clients and their loved ones to feel empowered to change. Let’s explore how addiction plays into mental health and vice versa with statistics and what treatment options are available for people that need help with both.

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