Our treatment options avoid any one-size-fits-all solution. We know listening to your individual and family concerns and discussing your emotional, social, and mental health needs is important.
Vita Recovery's renowned clinicians provide quality care to people at every stage of life, including children, adolescents, older adults, and their families. Their expertise enables them to meet each generation's unique mental health needs.
Evidence-based interventions and psychodiagnostic assessments address the multifaceted aspects of mental disorders – including those resulting from the experience of cancer, traumatic injury, diabetes, and other chronic illnesses – as well as mental health issues that co-exist with substance abuse.
These can include :
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Medications can be prescribed to improve symptoms, including one or a combination of antidepressants, anti-psychotic drugs, anti-anxiety medications, mood stabilizers, and stimulants. Psychiatrists understand how these medicines work and affect the mind and body and will always prescribe the most appropriate medications for your individual diagnosis.
While many FDA-approved medications are available for addiction treatment, addiction psychiatrists understand that the specific medications appropriate for each patient may vary. A psychiatrist discusses medication options with you and can answer any questions you may have.
Psychotherapy is part of patient care, and a psychiatrist may recommend treatments such as counseling or cognitive behavioral therapy alongside prescribed medications.
Addiction psychiatrists encourage patients to seek external support and give advice on the benefits of 12-step programs. Psychiatry can be very helpful for those who have previously struggled in managing their substance use disorder.
As you enter one of our outpatient programs, you or a loved one may find you still struggling with withdrawal signs.
An addiction psychiatrist can prescribe medicine to manage withdrawal issues so that you have the clarity of mind to engage in the therapies recommended to you. Understanding how addiction affects the brain's neurochemistry makes psychiatric care vital to safe withdrawal and sustainable recovery.