Substance Use Disorder and Mental Illness In Ohio

We provide integrated treatment for individuals facing substance use disorder and mental illness challenges. Our comprehensive approach addresses both conditions concurrently, promoting recovery, improved well-being, and a healthier lifestyle.

Relationship Between Substance Use Disorder and Mental Illness?

Substance use disorder and Mental illness can share symptoms and causes, such as stress and changes in brain chemicals. These conditions can be inherited, and individuals with mental illnesses may turn to drugs to relieve their symptoms, potentially leading to substance use disorder. Depression, schizophrenia, anxiety, and personality disorders are commonly associated with higher rates of substance use disorders.

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    Disorder and Mental illness

    Its Symptoms

    Symptoms of substance use disorder and mental illness can differ significantly, particularly since these conditions can coexist at the same time.


    How is this Treated?

    The most effective approach is to treat substance use dis-order and mental illness concurrently through integrated treatment. This typically involves employing a combination of multiple methods, such as:


    Disorder and Mental illness
    Disorder and Mental illness

    About Me

    Nyla Bintu Smith

    Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

    Nyla Smith has experience in acute settings, residential and outpatients. Ark wellness Center is a treatment center focused on mental health and substance use disorders. We believe that all people have the right to quality care/services. Ark Wellness Center provides an environment that is safe and non-judgmental. We allow you and your loved ones to play an active role to achieve recovery. Some of the services we provide include, a comprehensive assessment, anxiety, depression, medication management, substance abuse, bipolar, schizophrenia, PTSD, OCD, and other conditions both onsite/virtual. Ark Wellness provides care for patients ages 65+, adults and teens. It is your time to break the cycle and we are here to help you all the way to achieve your goal. Call us now. Our focus is mainly on you and your journey.

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    Frequently Asked Questions.

    Yes, they can coexist, often influencing each other.

    Integrated treatment that addresses both conditions simultaneously is typically the best approach.

    Yes, integrated treatment programs have shown positive outcomes in managing both substance use disorder and mental illness.

    It's Time to Break the Cycle

    It’s time to free yourself from harmful patterns and embrace positive change for a brighter future.


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