Alcohol and Drug Self-Assessment Quiz

      Chemical Dependency Questions Do you feel that you have a problem with Alcohol or Drugs? Are you ever preoccupied with thoughts of drinking or using? Do you drink or use alone? Do you drink or use regardless of the consequences? If you drink, can you stop after …

What makes Viewpoint Dual Recovery Center different from other Treatment Centers?

      The goal of dual diagnosis interventions is to manage both illnesses so that the client can pursue meaningful life goals. Viewpoint Dual Recovery Center simultaneously addresses chemical dependency, substance abuse, and the “associated” conditions or illnesses. Although treatment centers and programs traditionally have focused on drug addiction …

Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

  Dual Diagnosis: Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Dual diagnosis is a term used to describe people with mental illness who have coexisting problems with drugs and/or alcohol. The relationship between the two is complex, and the treatment of people with co-occurring substance abuse (or substance dependence) and mental illness …

Schizophrenia and Drug Addiction Treatment

      Schizophrenia (/ˌskɪtsɵˈfrɛniə/ or /ˌskɪtsɵˈfriːniə/) is a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown in thinking and poor emotional responses. Common symptoms include delusions, such as paranoia; hearing voices or noises that are not there; disorganized thinking; a lack of emotion and a lack of motivation. Schizophrenia causes significant …