Patients who come to Rivendell Behavioral Health Hospital for treatment of substance abuse issues sometimes struggle with a secondary condition like anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress or mood instability. When these co-occurring disorders present alongside addiction to drugs and/or alcohol, it is important to treat both the psychiatric condition and issues of substance abuse.
When you receive dual diagnosis treatment at Rivendell, a psychiatrist will meet with you each day to talk about how your mental health affects your substance abuse. Research tells us the best way to treat dual diagnosis (mental health and substance abuse) is to treat both at the same time. The psychiatrist may prescribe medications, if needed, to help stabilize your thoughts and moods.
Rivendell Behavioral Health Hospital’s professional staff are ready to help find the best treatment options for you or your loved one. Call 270-843-1199 for a no-cost, confidential assessment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you need immediate medical assistance, contact 911 or seek the nearest emergency room.