Although several million people suffer from co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, only a fraction actually receives treatment for both conditions. Co-occurring disorders can feed into one another, fueling disruptive and dangerous behaviors. Both addiction and relapse have greater consequences, potentially resulting in worsening psychiatric problems. Individuals with a dual diagnosis often have more severe symptoms and require longer treatment programs. Take a look at this infographic for more statistics and information on co-occurring disorders. For more information about dual diagnosis treatment and recovery, contact an admissions counselor at Hillside.