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Treatments for Mental Health

There are many options for treatment of mental illness. Counselors, psychiatrists, and psychologists are all options.

Every person should have a unique treatment plan. Each person should have a unique treatment plan for mental health issues.

  • Psychiatric Hospitalization
  • A psychiatrist hospitalization is when someone is admitted for:
  • Private hospital for psychiatric patients
  • This hospital has a psychiatric section.

Stabilization, close supervision and medication are all part of psychiatric hospitalization.

An individual can either be hospitalized voluntarily or involuntarily. Involuntary hospitalization refers to when someone is severely disabled or is a threat to their health.

If they are:

  • Grave mental symptoms.
  • Hallucinations, delusions
  • Suicidal or homicidal thoughts, or suicidal ideation.

Some people are unable to take care of their own health due to mental illness.

Residential or Inpatient Mental Health Treatment

Inpatient care is also known as residential mental health treatment and is provided in a residential facility on a 24 hour basis. This level is for people who require constant mental supervision, or individuals with severe, long-term conditions.

These are the most common types of treatment for mental illness in an Inpatient Facility.

  • Individual psychotherapy/counseling
  • Group therapy
  • Medication
  • Medical supervision
  • Recreational therapies
  • Complementary therapies (e.g. Meditation or yoga are complementary therapies

Some centers offer luxury and executive options. Some centers offer the following services:

  • Private rooms
  • Gourmet meals.
  • Massage and spa treatments
  • Health clubs
  • Swimming pools

Additional executive and luxurious amenities such as computers, Internet access, workspaces, and others are also available.

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Outpatient Mental Health Treatment

Participants don’t have to live in the facility for outpatient mental treatment. Participants can instead visit the treatment center or therapist’s offices during certain days of the week.

For those with:

  • Mild to moderate symptoms.
  • Solid support network
  • Ability to function outside of the treatment environment.

Outpatient treatment is available for a variety of mental health conditions. These include:

  • Individual therapy.
  • Group therapy.
  • Family therapy.
  • Support groups
  • Inpatient intensive outpatient care.
  • Partial hospitalization.
  • Outpatient medical care, psychiatric medication.

Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Dual diagnosis therapy provides comprehensive mental healthcare services to people suffering from both mental illness and addiction. Dual diagnosis therapy can be used to treat both mental and physical conditions at the same time.

Both disorders should be treated together to maximize your chances of recovery. If a co-occurring anxiety disorder is not treated, a person can relapse. Relapse prevention is possible by treating the underlying mental disorders or traumas and maintaining long-term sobriety.

Medication can be used to treat mental illness symptoms. Combining psychotherapy with medication is possible. These medications can be found in both inpatient and outpatient mental health facilities.

Medications can be used to treat mental disorders.

Antidepressants – Antidepressants can be prescribed to treat symptoms like anxiety and depression. Selective norepinephrine reuptake, and inhibitors selective serotonin reuptake are some examples of antidepressants.

Anxiety medication: Anxiety medication can help those suffering from panic attacks and generalized anxiety. Benzodiazepines, which are short-acting anti-anxiety medications, are most common. These medications can lead to dependence and addiction so it is important that they are only used for a brief time. You may also be prescribed other non-habit-forming antianxiety medication.

Mood Stabilizers are prescribed to people with mood disorders or other mood disorders. They help stabilize mood and prevent depression and severe mood swings.

Antipsychotics: Antipsychotics are prescribed to treat schizophrenia and other mental conditions. They may be prescribed for people suffering from bipolar disorder or who have psychotic symptoms.

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