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Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Promises’ dual diagnosis treatment programs help you rebuild your life. Get substance abuse and mental health treatment that’s engaging and grounded in research. Our addiction and mental health professionals have years of experience helping clients recover from co-occurring disorders. We can help you too.

What Is Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment Like?

We are licensed and trained to treat a range of conditions that co-occur with substance abuse. These include issues like:

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Depression, bipolar disorder and other mood disorders
  • Disordered eating
  • Intimacy disorders
  • Personality disorders

You’ll participate in individual and group therapy to explore difficult emotions. We’ll also help you develop addiction recovery skills and relapse prevention strategies. Promises offers a blend of treatment options depending on your needs. Our inpatient dual diagnosis programs typically include:

Assessing Your Physical and Behavioral Health

Treatment for dual diagnosis begins with a thorough assessment. Our treatment team will identify mental health issues that are fueling substance abuse. If you’re already diagnosed with psychiatric disorders we’ll confirm or revise them. We’ll assess the extent of substance abuse and its damage to your physical and mental health.

Creating a Personalized Treatment Plan

We use the information from our assessments to create an integrated treatment approach. We finely tune addiction and mental health treatments to your individual needs. You’ll benefit from a dual diagnosis program that considers your:

  • Substance use disorder
  • Mental health diagnosis
  • Background
  • Preferences and beliefs
  • Length of stay

We adjust your treatment plan as your needs change.

Detoxing From Drugs and Alcohol

You may require drug detox depending on the severity of your substance abuse. Detox from drugs and alcohol is safe and comfortable. Promises’ treatment team eases withdrawal symptoms with medication and alternative approaches. We attend to any discomfort from withdrawal symptoms immediately. We care for you around the clock to ensure safety and comfort.

Participating in Individual and Group Therapy

You’ll build a trusting relationship with a primary therapist. Behavior therapy sessions give you a chance to do intense work on roadblocks to long-term recovery. Promises’ therapists have diverse skills in many types of psychotherapy and alternative strategies. They’ll craft a treatment approach that best supports your long-term recovery. Your therapist will help you explore underlying issues like:

  • Trauma
  • Triggers for drugs/alcohol abuse
  • Relationship problems
  • Feelings of poor self-worth
  • Mental health concerns
  • Unhealthy thought patterns that lead to addictive behavior

You’ll also participate in several group therapy sessions each day. Group therapy is an important component of dual diagnosis treatment. It offers an opportunity for connections with peers in recovery. You’ll hear from people sharing similar problems as you. You’ll learn how to better communicate and build self-esteem and resiliency. Promises’ treatment team provides expert guidance in group therapy sessions. We help you address topics relevant to your recovery journey.

Healing for Loved Ones

Substance abuse and mental illness impact the entire family. We offer family therapy so loved ones can begin healing as well. Family therapy provides a safe space to discuss difficult issues. A mental health professional will help you and your loved ones communicate better. You’ll learn healthy ways to support each other.

Living in Comfort

You’ll recover in comfort at Promises’ dual diagnosis rehab centers. We want you to concentrate on getting better, not what’s lacking in your environment. That’s why our residences are welcoming and comfortable. Bedrooms and gathering areas include plush furnishings and warm decor. Our dual diagnosis treatment programs are set in serene locations. Many clients find the surrounding nature soothing and restorative.

Preparing for Life After Treatment

A dual diagnosis treatment program is the first step in recovery. We’ll also prepare you for the next step. With a toolbox of healthy coping skills, you’re positioned to succeed in long-term recovery. Your treatment plan includes aftercare planning. We’ll connect you with resources to help you continue on your recovery journey. These may include:

  • Step-down treatments such as intensive outpatient rehab or partial hospitalization
  • Sober-living residences
  • Support groups like the 12 Steps
  • Psychiatric care
  • Individual therapy appointments
  • Family therapy appointments

Why Inpatient Dual Diagnosis Treatment Is Necessary

People with a dual diagnosis are at high risk for relapse if they don’t receive comprehensive treatment.  Some research shows people with dual diagnosis don’t do as well in outpatient rehab if they don’t attend inpatient rehab first. Researchers attribute this to less engagement in treatment. Inpatient dual diagnosis treatment gives you space and time to work on issues. You’ll have distance from triggers in everyday life.

Inpatient rehab helps you work intensely to:

Break the Cycle of Self-Medicating With Substances

People with a mental illness such as depression or anxiety often use alcohol or drugs to manage their symptoms. But substance abuse has side effects that can worsen or prolong the symptoms of mental illness. Substance abuse no longer numbs or relieves mental illness symptoms over time. It can be extremely difficult to break self-medicating tactics without the help of mental health professionals and distance from triggers. This is especially true if you don’t replace them with healthy ones.

Attend to Mental Health Problems and Fine-Tune Medication

Drugs and alcohol affect the brain’s neurotransmitters. This can make anxiety and depression symptoms worse. Using alcohol or drugs may increase the symptoms of mental illness or trigger new symptoms. Interactions between alcohol and drugs and certain medications such as antidepressants, mood stabilizers and anti-anxiety medications may also make these medications ineffective. Inpatient psychiatric care provides the time and regular oversight to parse out mental health symptoms stemming from substance abuse, withdrawal symptoms or an actual underlying mental illness. Mental health professionals can tweak the treatment approach as appropriate.

Address Complex Dual Diagnosis Symptoms

Treatment for dual diagnosis issues can be complicated. Mental disorders are caused by a complex interplay between genetics and the environment. Abuse of alcohol and drugs can bring out mental illness symptoms in people genetically predisposed. This makes addiction and mental health treatment more complex. Inpatient rehab addresses the biological and psychological components of addiction recovery. Residential care at a dual diagnosis treatment center can help manage mental health symptoms. It provides space to develop healthy coping skills for long-term sobriety.

Why Choose Promises Treatment Centers

The decision to enter inpatient treatment is significant. It’s often the step people need to turn their life around. We understand the significance of your time with us and we work hard to make that time as effective as possible. Rest assured that you and your loved ones are in good hands at Promises. Here’s some of the reasons clients and their families trust us with this important decision:

30-Year History

We’ve been treating addiction and co-occurring mental health conditions for over 30 years. During that time, we’ve seen our addiction treatment programs change thousands of lives for the better.

Personalized Care

We don’t have a standard treatment plan for all of our clients. Promises’ treatment team works hard to understand your most pressing needs as well as your preferences and background. We then create a treatment experience tailored to you.

Experienced Treatment Team

Our substance abuse and co-occurring disorders treatment team has years of experience in the field. Many Promises’ team members are highly credentialed in addiction and mental health disorders. From our physicians to our residential assistants, each team member is passionate about helping people rebuild their lives.

Proven Success

A long-term outcome study shows that people who attended residential treatment at Promises rehab centers enjoyed a dramatic increase in days free of alcohol or drug use. They also experienced less cravings, improved mood and better quality of life.

Focus on Long-Term Recovery

We know long-term recovery isn’t about patching you up and sending you on your way. Our dual diagnosis treatment program teaches you relapse prevention skills you can use for the rest of your life. We also help you plan for life after treatment by making sure you have resources in place to help you maintain sobriety and manage mental illness symptoms.

Support for Loved Ones

Promises inpatient rehab helps both you and your loved ones heal. We offer family therapy as appropriate. You and your loved ones learn how to sort through difficult topics and move forward with your relationship in a healthier way.

National Accreditation

Promises drug rehab and alcohol rehab centers are accredited by the Joint Commission, reflecting our commitment to the highest standards in behavioral health care.

A Better Life Is Possible

Take back your life at our dual diagnosis treatment centers. Promises’ clinicians are licensed and trained to treat the range of psychiatric conditions that co-occur with substance abuse. The admission process is simple and we take most insurances.

It’s possible to live the life you want. Call us today. The conversation is free and confidential: 844-876-5568.

 

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