Individualized, Integrated Residential Assessment and Treatment for Co-occurring (Dual Diagnosis) Disorders
People with co-occurring conditions, also known as dual diagnosis, suffer from an addiction and a mental illness or two or more mental illnesses at the same time, making diagnosis and treatment complex and multi-layered. For example, the symptoms of a drug addiction could mask the existence of bi-polar disorder. The devastating impact of co-occurring conditions can create significant conflict, stress and frustration for the patient as well as their family, friends and even employers.
Sibcy House and Williams House, Lindner Center of HOPE’s premier, residential program, offers integrated solutions for overcoming co-occurring conditions (dual diagnosis). Our specialists are recognized for their leadership in the use of progressive assessments, therapies and treatment helping patients with co-occurring conditions attain long-term success and recovery.
Recognizing Co-occurring Conditions
Although the symptoms of co-occurring conditions can vary greatly, possible signs include the following. The individual has probably been in the hospital or visited the emergency room multiple times. They may feel helpless or hopeless and withdraw socially. It may be very difficult or impossible for the person to experience pleasure. Family and/or financial problems are also common for individuals with co-occurring (dual diagnosis) conditions. Alcohol or drug intake or behaviors such as excessive gambling or shopping may cause significant problems in their life. Mental illnesses may include depression or bipolar disorder, anxiety, and
Alcohol or drug intake or behaviors such as excessive gambling or shopping may cause significant problems in their life. Mental illnesses may include depression or bipolar disorder, anxiety, and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).
Does this sound familiar for yourself or someone you know? Assess yourself.
When patients suffering from co-occurring (dual diagnosis) disorders come to Lindner Center of HOPE, they are ready to pursue intensive treatment and recovery from complex, co-morbidity. At this point they may also have had no or limited success with alleviating symptoms with medication.
Integrated and Personalized Approach to Therapy, Counseling, and Co-occurring Disorders Treatment
Our residential co-occurring disorders treatment program offers a simultaneous, focused combination of psychiatric management, psychotherapy, and medication to effectively identify and treat co-occurring (dual diagnosis) conditions.
Patients 11 and older begin their journey with an advanced and comprehensive diagnostic assessment establishing the groundwork for progressive therapies and treatment. Because co-occurring, also known as dual diagnosis, conditions can vary greatly, our clinicians carefully ensure that all integrated treatment programs are personalized to individual’s specific needs.
Integrated therapies may include: Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Medication therapy, ongoing monitoring and relapse prevention, and additional counseling and support for patients and families.
Each individual gains the skills and knowledge needed to help them steer clear of extreme behaviors impacting their ability to function. They return to daily life with a personal roadmap for continued healing and recovery.
At Lindner Center of HOPE, we understand that dealing with the financial implications of mental illness can be difficult. Financial counselors are available to discuss payment arrangements.
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