Levels of Care

1. Intensive Outpatient Treatment

(IOP):

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management services. Clients are provided with recovery-focused education, including relapse prevention, strategies for achieving a substance-free lifestyle and skills needed to manage co-occurring mental health disorders. IOP is designed to help clients new in recovery to continue their recovery therapies, on a part-time yet intensive schedule, accommodating both work and family life.

2. Outpatient Treatment (OP):  

Outpatient Treatment (OP):  Our outpatient program is a less intensive schedule providing individual counseling, group counseling, counseling with families and substance abuse education. Outpatient treatment is designed to provide continued support and accountability for individuals on their journey for long-term recovery.

In our intensive outpatient program, clients have the opportunity to participate in group counseling, individual counseling, family and support system counseling and case

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What We Treat

1. Alcohol Use Disorder
 

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) is defined as, “a medical condition characterized by an impaired ability to stop or control alcohol use despite

adverse social, occupational, or health consequences".

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The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism states that drinking at an early age, genetics and family history of alcohol problems, and mental health conditions, including trauma, increase the risk of an individual developing alcohol use disorder. 

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) is used by healthcare professionals to assess whether a person has AUD as well as to determine the severity of the disorder. 
 

Signs of Alcohol Use Disorder include:

  • The inability to stop or control drinking

  • Failed attempts at cutting down or stopping alcohol all together

  • Becoming sick or experiencing withdrawal as a result of not consuming alcohol

  • Drinking, or withdrawals from alcohol, often interfere with ones ability to take care of themselves, or family, and/or job and school performance

  • Continued drinking despite the troubles alcohol was causing with friends or family

  • Loss of interest in activities that were once important

  • Involvement in high-risk and dangerous situations (i.e., driving while intoxicated, having unprotected sex or involvement in illegal activities)

  • Continued drinking despite increased depression, anxiety and/or health problems

  • Needing to drink much more than usual to achieve the same desired effect

  • When the effects of alcohol wear off, trouble sleeping, shakiness, restlessness, nausea, sweating, racing heart, and/or seizure occur. 
     

This information was provided by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. For more information click here.

2. Substance Use Disorder
 

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Substance Use Disorder, commonly referred to as Addiction, is defined as, “a chronic, relapsing disorder characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use despite adverse consequences. It is considered a brain disorder, because it

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involves functional changes to brain circuits involved in reward, stress, and self-control. Those changes may last a long time after a person has stopped taking drugs.” 
 

The NIDA states, “The initial decision to take drugs is typically voluntary. But with continued use, a person's ability to exert self-control can become seriously impaired. This impairment in self-control is the hallmark of addiction.”
 

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) states that risk factors (the greater the chance that taking drugs will lead to addiction) include, aggressive behavior in childhood, lack of parental supervision, low peer refusal skills, drug experimentation, availability of drugs at school, community poverty, as well as biological factors (i.e., genes, mental health disorders, gender, and ethnicity).

 

This information was provided by The National Institute of Drug Abuse. For more information, please click here.

3. Substance Use and

Mental Health Disorder
 

When both Substance Use Disorder and a Mental Health Disorder are present, the mental health disorders are referred to as co-occurring disorders.

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According to the National Institute of Mental Health, researchers have discovered that about half of the individuals who experience Substance Use Disorder (SUD) will also experience a co-occurring mental health disorder. Common co-occurring mental health disorders include anxiety disorders, depression, ADHD, bipolar disorder, and personality disorders.
 

This information was provided by The National Institute of Mental Health. For more information on SUD and Co-occurring Mental Health disorders, please click here.

At Helping Hands Recovery Center, we can treat a wide range of mental health disorders in addition to alcohol and substance use disorders. This includes anxiety and mood disorders, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactive disorder and personality disorders.

To learn more about common co-morbidities with Substance Use Disorders please click here.

For more information about specific mental health disorders please click here.

Medication Management

Helping Hands Recovery Center understands that treatment of a co-occurring mental health disorders is vital to achieving long-term sobriety. Helping Hands Recovery Center has a psychiatrist on staff who meets with each client upon

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admission to discuss mental health symptoms and provide medication management for clients currently on or in need of mental health medications. Throughout treatment, clients will periodically meet with psychiatrist to discuss medication effectiveness and any new or worsening mental health symptoms.

Treatment Interventions

  1. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  2. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

  3. Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART)

  4. Trauma Therapy

  5. Motivational Interviewing 

  6. Solution Focused Therapy

  7. Psychoeducational Groups

  8. Art Therapy

  9. Relapse Prevention

  10. Life Skills

  11. Crisis Intervention

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Optional Housing Upon Request.

Most Insurance Accepted.