Dual Diagnosis

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Dual Diagnosis Rehab

Generally, dual diagnosis rehab patients are individuals who suffer from a substance addiction and a mental disorder at the same time. For these patients, drug and alcohol abuse can be a byproduct of a mental disorder and they use that to cope with their underlying conditions such as ADHD, depression, and trauma.

Dual diagnosis treatment, also known as co-occurring disorder treatment, is designed to address not only the substance abuse, but the underlying psychiatric conditions as well. Through our range of techniques and therapies, the patient will undergo a comprehensive assessment for us to develop a concise plan for their complete recovery right from the start.

Dual Diagnosis Rehab | Key Program Highlights

Our dual diagnosis treatment programs adhere to a set of protocols. Certain aspects of a program may vary for one patient to another. Here is what you can expect to encounter:

  • An assessment period that requires you to talk to an intake personnel about your substance use history
  • Receive care that is specific to your dual diagnosis
  • Undergo therapy sessions and taking prescription medications, if needed
  • Train you to manage symptoms on your own
  • Timely referral to an appropriate mental health specialist if we discover the emergence of a primary mental health disorder

Do note that NeuroPsychiatric Addiction Clinic is not specialized in addressing primary mental health problems. However, we can treat clients with a dual diagnosis when drug addiction is the primary diagnosis. We have a medical doctor/neurologist and a psychiatrist on our full time staff schedule, and our nursing staff can render medical and psychiatric services.

What Type of Substance Abuse Can Dual Diagnosis Rehab Programs Address?

Our dual diagnosis rehab programs are able to help combat a range of substances. Some of these include:

  • Heroin
  • Buprenorphine
  • Amphetamine
  • Meth
  • PCP
  • DXM 
  • Methadone
  • Cocaine
  • Crack
  • And many other substances

Are You Suitable for Dual Diagnosis Rehab?

If you have drug addiction as your primary diagnosis and a secondary diagnosis for mental disorders, then you will be suitable for dual diagnosis rehab. Some treatment facilities only provide dual diagnosis rehab on an inpatient basis so depending on your personal commitments; you may or may not be suitable for such a treatment program. It’s always best to take to an intake counselor about your addiction to find out which type of addiction treatment program you should sign up for.

Cost of Dual Diagnosis Rehab

The cost of dual diagnosis treatment in South Florida differs from one treatment center to another, and there are also a number of ways to make your payments for such programs. Besides, cash payment and credit card payments, there are also insurance policies that cover dual diagnosis rehab programs. As many treatment centers do accept both public and private insurance as a viable form of payment, you are recommended to check with your insurer as well as your selected treatment center for more details.

Embark on an effective dual diagnosis rehab program with us and make a full recovery from substance abuse as well as get treatment for the mental health issue that you are experiencing. You’re worth it, so take control of your life today!

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