When an individual is facing a mental illness along with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, he or she is considered a dual-diagnosis patient. This means the person is facing two or more disorders at the same time. Some of the most common dual diagnosed disorders include:
Mountainside Recovery Center takes dual-diagnosis very seriously, not only because it can be highly problematic, but also because it can often end in death. There is nothing to be ashamed of, and that is why Mountainside Recovery Center provides a safe and welcoming environment for our patients to come into honestly.
There are numerous rehabilitation locations that provide treatment for alcohol and drug addiction. Mountainside Recovery Center, however, has certified, highly skilled, and professionally trained individuals that are able to handle the intricacies dual diagnosis cases.
We take pride in the fact that we offer the necessary support groups, therapy sessions, and coping mechanisms during an individual’s stay with us. However, we also find our success, and our patient’s success, in our aftercare programs. These programs are put in place to ensure that these individuals will remain conquerors of mental illness and addiction for the remainder of their lives.
Does everyone need to participate in the Dual-Diagnosis Program?
No, we have an intricate mental health assessment that is geared toward discovering areas one might have issues in. Not all patients are suffering from a mental illness.
Do you prescribe narcotics to Dual-Diagnosis patients?
After the initial assessment, our therapists design a treatment program for the client’s specific needs. If medication is necessary to aid in the individual’s treatment then it will be administered.
Are there therapists’ onsite?
Yes, we have a complete clinical staff that is available for general questions, sessions, appointments, and emergencies.
You should not be living in shame. When you are ready to reach out, we are here to take your hand. Call in and talk to a representative if you have any further questions. Call (951) 379-5481.