Mental illness and addiction impact millions of people across the country. If left untreated, the consequences of both can be devastating. Fortunately, there are a variety of treatments available to manage the symptoms of both addiction and mental illness. Group therapy for addiction has proven to be one of the most effective treatment approaches. At Camelback Recovery, we offer group therapy to help you manage and treat your mental health and substance abuse disorders. Today, we will explore the value of group therapy in treating substance abuse and mental health.
What is Mental Health?
Mental illness is a behavioral, emotional, or mental disorder that ranges from mild, moderate, and severe. Nearly 53 million people had a mental illness in 2020. Some common mental health disorders include anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. If left untreated, mental illness can have negative consequences on your life.