Drug Addiction Centers and Different Treatment Modalities

Friday, February 16, 2018 | By Mary

Drug Addiction Centers use various tools to assist in treating mental health and substance abuse disorder.

Drug Addiction Centers that fall into the dual diagnosis category employ several different types and modalities of treatment therapies to aid in the recovery of a client’s recovery. The dual diagnosis spectrum is vast and wide, with accompanying symptoms from a variety of different co-occurring issues. Co-occurring issues can include depression, anxiety, trauma, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, and OCD. The most common are anxiety and depression. Dependence and substance abuse deepens the severity of mental health issues and complicates its treatment. That is why dual diagnosis facilities employ several different types of treatment modalities and experts. Drug Addiction Centers need to be fully equipped to identify and treat the full gamut of potential dual diagnosis expressions.

 

JourneyPure Emerald Coast provides the full continuum of care, inpatient and outpatient, with family programming and experiential therapy. Extensive Dual Diagnosis therapy requires skilled and experienced therapists and clinicians that can identify the core needs of a client’s course in treatment and provide them a structured plan for their success. Emerald Coast utilizes several different types of dual diagnosis modalities and employs experts who specialize in different arenas of mental health treatment. As one of the best drug addiction centers in the Southeast, Emerald Coast exemplifies the standards of treatment necessary to assist every client in long term recovery.

TMS or Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

TMS is a type of brain stimulation that uses low level magnets to target hyper specific regions of the brain to combat symptoms of anxiety, depression, and especially substance abuse. The reasons behind this are technical and require a working neurological understanding of the brain. For more detailed information, click here. But this is the only FDA-approved treatment for depression for clients that have had adverse side effects to medication in the past. It is highly effective. There are only a few drug addiction centers that offer TMS to clients.

Experiential Therapy

There are many different types of experiential therapy. These include equine therapy, low and high ropes courses, and some coastal facilities even offer dolphin therapy. Experiential therapy, sometimes called adventure therapy, is responsible for introducing an addict or alcoholic to fun and comradery in sobriety. One of the first things taken away by active addiction is the ability to have fun with other people in a sober, substance free setting. One of the brightest spots of each client’s time in treatment is the experience they share during experiential therapy.

Dual Diagnosis Treatment with JourneyPure Emerald Coast

JourneyPure Emerald Coast is a dual diagnosis drug addiction center that offers services focused on healing a patient’s mind, body, and spirit. The best choice for people seeking recovery from addiction and struggles with mental health. Emerald Coast offers a specialized and client specific approach to recovery, with a small client-staff ratio and several experts on staff, the program emphasizes recovery on all levels. The goal is long term recovery and JourneyPure Coaching is another facet that will strengthen one’s ability to stay sober for good. Call today for a free consultation to find out more. 850-424-1923

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