Substance Use Disorders-Mental Health also requires first aid…
Mental Disorder is a diagnosable illness that affects a person thinking, emotional state, and behavior, disrupting the person’s ability to work, carry out daily activities, and engage in satisfying relationships.
Understanding Substance Use Disorders:
- Abuse of alcohol or other drugs which leads to work, school, home, health, or legal problems.
- Dependence on alcohol or other drugs.
What causes Substance Use Disorders?
Many factors increase a person’s chances of developing such a disorder, including:
Availability and tolerance of alcohol in society.
Other mental health problems
Importance of early Intervention of Substance Use Disorders:
It is easier for someone to recover from a substance use problem if detected and treated early, rather than after they become dependent on the substance.