A variety of anxiety disorders can affect an individual. The origins of anxiety disorders are not fully understood, but researchers believe that a combination of genetics, environment, trauma and substance abuse (alcohol and/or drugs) are factors.
The impact of an anxiety disorder can be profound. A person responding to unrelenting anxiety can:
Anxiety disorders can also be a symptom of certain drug abuse. The proper diagnosis becomes important. Does a person suffer from anxiety and use substances as a coping mechanism? Does a person suffer from substance abuse and develop anxiety because of the alcohol or drug abuse? The differences are significant and can affect the successful outcome of substance abuse treatment. Substance abuse treatment without attention to an anxiety disorder decreases the chances of long term recovery. If the anxiety disorder is treated without addressing addictive behaviors and thinking, the addiction will continue and grow worse.
Treatment Alternatives offers every client a full psychosocial evaluation to understand each client’s treatment needs. We do not believe in one size fits all treatment. We are passionate about providing everyone the best care and treatment possible. A comprehensive plan, based upon a thorough evaluation can determine the best way to approach a client’s mental health, physical and spiritual needs. Addiction with anxiety is debilitating, but at Treatment Alternatives we can help you back to health.
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