Substance Abuse & Mental Health

Tip Content Provided By: Cleveland Clinic

Substance abuse and mental illness are two extremely serious issues on their own. But when the two meet, the problem of dual diagnosis, or co-occurrence, can cause a dangerous overlap.

Learn the links between mental illness and substance abuse, how genetics and environment can play a role, and how to seek help with this guide from Cleveland Clinic psychiatrist Mohsen Vazirian, MD.


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