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Mental Illness/Chemical Dependency

Mental Illness/Chemical Dependency
The MI/CD program is for individuals coping with Mental Health conditions in addition to Chemical Dependency issues. At the core of this program is the belief that effective treatment for individuals addresses both issues concurrently so that there is a greater chance of treatment success. Individuals with chemical dependency also have at least one serious emotional and persistent mental health disorder including:

  • Mood Disorders - Depression and Bipolar disorder
  • Anxiety Disorders - Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, PTSD, Obsessive– Compulsive Disorder and phobias
  • Addictions - eating disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Specific Goals
Individuals will learn:

  • To become more aware of how mental illness affects chemical dependency.
  • Abstinence of alcohol, and non-prescribed drugs as a long term goal by understanding emotional triggers to abuse.
  • To develop practical life skills to manage problem areas.

Participants meet weekly for six weeks for group psychotherapy. Members agree to attend group, complete homework, and participate in group. Only adult men and women who are pre-approved by facilitator will be accepted into this program.