There are various substance abuse treatment options available to people suffering from addiction and mental illness. As everyone’s needs are different, treatment methods and behavioral therapies will vary depending on a variety of factors, such as:
- What type of substance(s) does the person use
- The severity of the addiction
- If there are any co-occurring conditions that have developed or are pre-existing (i.e., bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia).
Substance abuse treatment and various therapies have also been proven to be useful for types of drug abuse and alcohol addictions. A good way to think about it is, alcohol and drug addiction doesn’t ever just go away, it is managed to stay away. Therefore, after treatment is completed, it is highly recommended to continue your path to recovery by reinforcing the lessons taught in rehab by attending continuum of care programs, support groups, and therapy sessions. With our directive, Alta Loma can recommend external services and/or keep you in-house for extended care or supportive living at our Texas treatment center.
Our evidence-based substance abuse treatment programs, comprehensively manage the disease of addiction through a multi-pronged approach. Strategies include medical and clinical care, detox, medication assisted treatment, teaching coping and life skills, relapse prevention techniques, Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) and support groups, etc.
Mental disorders that occur with substance use disorders are severe conditions that are treated together, as they are hard to beat on their own. Common mental disorders that occur with substance use include: