Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders

People choose to come to Lakeview because they are suffering from drug or alcohol dependence. But many of them are also dealing with other psychological and medical problems. Depression and anxiety disorders are common among addicts, and many are dealing with multiple physical health issues as well. Such problems are known as co-occurring disorders.

Get Treatment Now For A Co-Occurring Disorder

Co-occurring disorders are the norm, not the exception. Studies show that at least half the people suffering from substance abuse also have other psychological problems, and clinical experience suggests this percentage may be much higher. Women are more than 1.5 times as likely to be dealing with co-occurring disorders than men. When measured against multiple baseline indicators, patients with co-occurring disorders enter treatment with greater levels of impairment.

Despite the frequency of co-occurring disorders, many treatment centers do not have a staff with expertise in all three areas of mental health, substance abuse, and physical medicine. Such integrated treatment is crucial to recovery.

Co-Occurring Disorders at Lakeview Health

The treatment team at Lakeview Health comprises psychological counselors and a medical staff that are trained to diagnose and treat co-occurring disorders that accompany addiction. Because we have our own on-site detox facility, patients are under the care of both medical and clinical health providers from the moment they enter our facility. This integrated care contributes both to recovery and to the overall health of the patient.

Diagnosing co-occurring disorders takes both knowledge and experience. In the early stages of detox, determining whether problems like anxiety or depression are pre-existing conditions separate from substance abuse or are symptoms caused by drug and alcohol use. Some co-occurring disorders can be recognized immediately, while others can only be diagnosed once the patient has completed detox and is free of their drug of choice. Because our integrated medical and clinical teams work together throughout a patient’s treatment, the chances of identifying co-occurring problems are greatly increased.

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Get Treatment for Yourself.

Taking the first step is tough. We understand what’s going through your mind as you consider checking yourself into rehab. We know what it’s like to be afraid of recovery and sobriety. We really do: every single one of our admissions specialists has been through treatment themselves, which means they’ve been right where you are – or somewhere very similar. To get started, provide your contact information below and one of our specialists will contact you within 30 minutes, unless you request a specific call time outside the 30-minute window. They’ll help you begin the admission process, and answer any and all questions you might have – but you have to answer the phone when they call!

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If your loved one is suffering from substance use addiction, we can help. To get started, we’ll need some information. Please provide your contact information below. One of our admissions staff will connect with you within 30 minutes of your inquiry unless you note to call at the desired time below. They will be able to answer your questions and begin the admission process for your loved one. 

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