Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers in Bowling Green, KY

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Robert Alexander Center for Recovery
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Detox is the critical first step in the addiction treatment process that involves ridding the body of addictive substances under the guidance and care of medical professionals. RAC's Detox Program provides a safe, comfortable environment where individuals can detox prior to beginning their individualized residential or outpatient treatment programs. Prior to admission, individuals are assessed to determine individual diagnosis and needs. When appropriate, individuals are prescribed medications intended to make the detox experience as comfortable as possible.
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(502) 237-4109 
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Bowling Green, KY 42101

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Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers
Formerly known as dual diagnosis or dual disorder, co-occurring disorders describe the presence of two or more disorders at the same time. For example, a person may suffer substance abuse as well as bipolar disorder.

Dual Diagnosis in Bowling Green or dual disorder in Bowling Green is the condition of suffering from a mental illness and a substance abuse problem. Just as the field of treatment for substance use and mental disorders has evolved to become more precise, so too has the terminology used to describe people with both substance use and mental disorders. The term co-occurring disorders Bowling Green replaces the terms dual disorder or dual diagnosis. These latter terms, though used commonly to refer to the combination of substance use and mental disorders, are confusing in that they also refer to other combinations of disorders (such as mental disorders and mental retardation).

To provide appropriate treatment for this complex diagnosis, professionals recommend integrated treatment of people with COD based on current research that supports the efficacy of this treatment. Integrated treatment in Bowling Green is a means of coordinating substance abuse and mental health interventions to treat the whole person more effectively in the context of a primary treatment relationship or service setting.

Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment Bowling Green occurs when a person receives combined treatment for mental illness and substance use from the same clinician or treatment team. It helps people develop hope, knowledge, skills, and the support they need to manage their problems and to pursue meaningful life goals.

Rehab in Bowling Green

Clients who are looking for Drug Rehab in Bowling Green or Alcohol Rehab in Bowling Green can find help at a treatment center. The first step towards recovery usually requires clients to detox in Bowling Green under medical supervision, and follow-up with a period of intensive therapy at the center.

INPATIENT or OUTPATIENT?

Residential inpatient treatment in Bowling Green consists of 24-hour care at a live-in facility. Full treatment services, including medical and behavioral therapy, are provided all at one location.

Outpatient treatment programs in Bowling Green provide flexibility to those who are unable to take time away from their regular lives, work or school. Programs typically meet at the clinic a couple of times every week for a few hours at a time.

Certain programs provide a combination of the in/out approach: Inpatient for medical stabilization, partial hospitalization for moderate cases, intensive outpatient programs, and outpatient clinics for follow-up. For instance, opiate abusers may find it helpful to begin their abstinence with a brief but intensive outpatient opiate drug detox in Bowling Green.