If you suffer from co-occurring disorders, you are not alone.
The National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS) reports that approximately 45% of Americans seeking addiction treatment suffer from co-occurring mental and substance use disorders. This includes mental health illnesses, such as anxiety and depression. In order to achieve sustained wellness, these conditions must be treated at the same time as substance use. A lifelong health plan needs to include techniques to address every single condition.
Mental Health Disorders are Complex – Integrative Treatment Is the Answer
Integrated treatment is a comprehensive approach that offers all the therapeutic resources necessary to aid physical, mental, emotional, and psychological healing. Living with a mental disorder may increase the likelihood of developing substance use disorder — and vice versa. All people are unique. A mental health disorder may have preceded drug or alcohol abuse in some cases. In some instances, mental health symptoms appear after addiction has taken hold — in some cases, these conditions can be worsened by drug use.
For people with co-occurring disorders, a comprehensive treatment plan should include:
- Evidence-based therapy
- Medical care (including medication, when appropriate)
- Psychiatric services and ongoing care
- Case management
- Family education and programming
- Life skills training
- Recovery support
- Continuing care planning
Treatment Begins with an Assessment
Every patient deserves a treatment plan customized to their specific needs. A comprehensive behavioral health assessment and psychological testing is conducted on each patient at our Center for Brain Recovery at Hanley Center to ensure that all substance-use disorders and co-occurring mental health disorders are diagnosed and treated.
We offer tests such as:
- PEPQ (PsychEval Personality Questionnaire)
- MMPI-2 (Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2)
- MCMI (Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory)
In addition to clinical interviews and sessions with their primary therapist, our thorough assessment provides a foundation for meeting each patient’s unique needs.
Effective treatment of co-occurring disorders requires treatment simultaneously, by the same treatment team, at the same place. Our medically intensive and multi-disciplinary programming treats co-occurring disorders through the expertise of our highly trained professionals. Our treatment teams address not only the physical and mental needs of our patients but also their psychological and spiritual needs. Every day, our highly trained staff members — from our medical professionals to our licensed therapists and psychiatrists — gather to discuss patient cases and work towards solutions. A specialized, integrated treatment model has been proven to improve the outcome and quality of life.
Center for Brain Recovery
Co-occurring disorders can negatively affect and exacerbate each other, which makes successful treatment more challenging. CBR at Hanley Center, our health psychology department, is an innovative program that promotes brain health through evidence-based therapies. CBR services are specifically designed to recognize the connection between addiction and mental health disorders as well as to provide treatment that addresses both concerns simultaneously, offering our patients a greater chance at long-term recovery.
Learn more about the Center for Brain Recovery here.
We have Continuing Care for the Whole Family
- Ongoing therapy
- Intensive outpatient
- Scheduled appointments with psychiatrists and medical doctors
- Medication management
- Wellness recommendations
- Transitional living
- 12-Step programming and fellowship
Our licensed family and marriage therapists also work with our patient’s families to build a continuing care plan that supports family healing.
Learn more about Origins’ Family Program here.
Recovery is possible, and people do recover.
Although there is no cure for any mental health disorder, including addiction, many individuals go on to lead extraordinary lives filled with hope and courage. Treatment interventions based on research have proven effective in treating patients living with co-occurring diagnoses. The key is to receive personalized treatment that is intensive and integrated. People with co-occurring disorders can recover with long-term support and therapeutic interventions.
At Hanley Center, we know that co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders impact one another and that they must be treated together. Recovery is dependent on a healthy mind, body, and spirit.
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