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What Does it Mean That Substance Use and Behavioral Health Disorders Often Coexist?

by Joy Delisle | Jun 30, 2021

Behavioral health conditions and substance use disorders often exist together, making them co-occurring disorders. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, nearly nine million people who struggle with addiction have co-occurring mental health or behavioral health disorder. While neither issue definitively causes the other, one condition can exacerbate the other’s symptoms.

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