HE WHO IS WITHOUT SIN LET HIM…Understand Co-Occurring Disorders

Question… Do you know what are Co-Occurring Disorders?

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In the book/workbook Memoirs Of An Addict: Fact or Fiction’s
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The Workbook addresses such questions as this and more.

For example did you know…

Approximately

8.9 Million Adults have Co-Occurring Disorders, with 7.4 percent of individuals receive treatment while 55.8 percent receive no treatment at all.

 

On the Website Psychology Today  https://www.psychologytoday.com/conditions/co-occurring-disorders

It states:  Just as the field of treatment for substance use and mental disorders has evolved to become more precise, so too has the terminology used to describe people with both substance use and mental disorders.

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People with Co‐Occurring Disorders (COD) often have different, and sometimes more severe,  thought  distortions  than  those  who  have  only  a  substance  use  disorder?

Since the untimely death of the Actor Robin Williams more than ever people are searching for answers. Also with the death of Michael Jackson he states

As a person with Co-Occurring Disorders,  I can speak first hand how it feels to have both disorders and the many challenges that I endure everyday, with an awesome mission to share to society that THERE IS HOPE.

Words can be POWERFUL, careful put together they are PRICELESS…

So just let me share to encourage those who are advocates for change concerning Addiction and Mental Health no matter when in doubt of your PURPOSE always remember if

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For there are days I fall short “But truly God has listened; he has attended to the voice of my prayer. Blessed be God, because he has not rejected my prayer or removed his steadfast love from me!” – Psalms 66:19-20

REMEMBER

DON’T GIVE UP!

-M/R Johnson