Looking beyond triple threat for mental health awareness month

As a clinician/interventionist, I’ve had clients with a multiplicity of problematic behaviors from substance abuse, to anxiety, depression, mania, bipolar disorder, holding hands with process disorders such as gambling, debt, sex… And chronic pain and the opioid epidemic… grief, loss, depression, emotional and physical abuse… We must look beyond the traditional thinking of co-occurring disorders, urges Louise Stanger.