11 Jun Assignment 6b: Mental Health Disorder Associated with SUD Discussion
Please follow instructions put in paper what the professor is asking to be in it. Discuss in argument form
Assignment 6b: Mental Health Disorder Associated with SUD Discussion
Objective: Explain the reasons why substance use disorders are associated with other specific mental health disorders (i.e. co-occurring disorders).
Substance use disorders rarely occur alone, but rather are most commonly also accompanied by depression, anxiety, and very frequently with trauma. Thus, it is imperative that an addictions counselor understands the diagnosis of these co-occurring disorders.
Read Chapter 15 in your textbook by Mack.
Watch video: Introduction to Co-Occurring Disorders (Links to an external site.).https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoJTXgyeCpw&feature=youtube
Prepare to discuss in argument form why substance use disorders are associated with other specific mental health disorders.
Address the following: Why are the following 3 disorders typically associated with SUD?
Major depressive disorder
Write a 300-word post discussing the prompts above. Be sure to include information from the text and cite appropriately.