Learn Essential Information About Substance Use Disorder

We're here to educate our patients on what they need to know

You may not know much about what substance use disorder is or how to deal with it, but Meridian Advanced Psychiatry is here to help. We evaluate and treat individuals with substance use disorder at all of our mental health clinics.

When it comes to substance use disorder, it's important to know the numbers. For instance, did you know that...

  • 22% of men and 17% of women used illegal substances or misused prescription substances within the last year?
  • 10.2% of Americans aged 12 and older had alcohol use disorder in 2020?
  • 5.9 million Americans misused sedatives or tranquilizers in the last year?
Substance use disorder is not something to take lightly. Get help today if you struggle with alcohol, opioid or sedative misuse.

What are the signs of substance use disorder?

It can be hard to identify when the safe use of alcohol and prescription drugs turns into a disorder. You should make an appointment to see our mental health providers if you're experiencing...

  • Mood swings and outbursts
  • Changes in personality
  • Periods of unusual hyperactivity
  • Lack of motivation
Don't let substance use have a negative impact on your life. Take the first step toward recovery by asking for help today.

Your journey to recovery starts here

Wondering how you can get started on your substance use disorder recovery? The first step is to make a new patient appointment at one of our clinics. We'll discuss the different treatment options we have available to you.