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Understanding the connections between mental health conditions and substance use disorders


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Understanding the connections between mental health conditions and substance use disorders

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21% of US adults suffer from mental health disorders

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Family history can influence mental health risk factors

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Stress and trauma can be contributing factors for developing mental health disorders

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Substance use can increase risk for developing other mental health conditions

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There are many effective drug therapies for treating mental health conditions

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Targeted behavioral therapies can also help patients with co-occuring mental health conditions

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