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Mental illness and drug addiction are often closely related. Each condition affects the other and can make treatment challenging. Fortunately, there are organizations like The Recovery Village located in Florida that offer dual diagnosis treatment for substance abuse and mental health conditions in every program at their South Florida facility.
They also can connect you with helpful resources, identify a dual diagnosis treatment facility that meets your unique needs and optimize your recovery journey for maximum success.
For more information please visit their website at www.floridarehab.com.
For more information on Dual Diagnosis Treatment, visit www.floridarehab.com/treatment/dual-diagnosis
MENTAL HEALTH EFFECTS OF VISION ISSUESPlease visit NVISION Centers for more information.
Vision issues can negatively impact both physical well-being and mental health. In turn, many psychiatric conditions and medications can increase the odds of vision-related issues. Blindness can be even more impactful, leading to severe depression, PTSD, and phobias. Treatments, including corrective lenses, medications, and eye surgeries, can improve vision issues and mental health concerns simultaneously.
EYE DISEASE IN BLACK & AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES
African Americans have particular susceptibility to certain eye diseases and health conditions that can cause those diseases. Chief among them is glaucoma.
Glaucoma is the primary cause of blindness in Black people. This is because people of African descent have different genetic mutations and organic structures from people of white descent.
Additionally, Black Americans are subject to different socioeconomic factors and lifestyle risks than white people, which contribute to higher rates of eye disease.