COMMON QUESTIONS BEFORE STARTING MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT

There are many possible questions one might ask prior to entering a mental health or dual diagnosis treatment program – here are some more common ones


 

FAQ Page on Common Mental Health Treatment Questions

We understand you are in need of answers to the complexities surrounding mental health and dual diagnosis disorders. Whether it be depression, anxiety, PTSD or any other mental health illness, our professional treatment staff is here to put you at ease. Each person is treated with the utmost respect and dignity, beginning with a full mental health and medical history evaluation.

Resilience Treatment Center, located in Los Angeles, within Southern California, leads the way in top-tier mental health services, utilizing clinical and behavioral techniques that cover a broad scope of conditions. Our team of psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, internal medicine specialists, individual and group therapists, meditation guides, gardening instructors and horticultural therapists, case managers, exercise instructors, cooking instructors, all employ a multidisciplinary and integrative approach, designed to maximize a patient’s well-being.

Resilience is not your typical treatment center, nor are we anything like your traditional psychiatric rehab facility. Our environment can be characterized as upscale and luxurious. Although there is nothing more important than your recovery, we believe a person’s surroundings can facilitate the healing process and thus, we arranged our facility to make you feel right at home. For those getting ready to start ours or another mental health recovery program, whether here in Los Angeles, Southern California or elsewhere around the nation, we’ve included below some of the more common questions we get asked…

 

⇒ What’s the difference between drug rehab and treatment for mental health disorders?

Drug rehabs are designed to treat drug addiction, first and foremost and often neglect the underlying cause, which may be a mental health disorder. A treatment facility, like Resilience, is designated to assess, diagnose an implement services for mental health disorders (depression, anxiety, bipolar, PTSD, etc.) as well as dual diagnosis (addiction and a mental health disorder occurring simultaneously, known as co-occurring disorder), employing licensed professionals such as psychiatrists and neuropsychologists as well as behavioral specialists.


⇒ Does outpatient treatment generate results as good as inpatient or residential treatment?

Outpatient treatment can garner good results just like inpatient or residential treatment. A thorough evaluation will determine what is the best course of treatment for each individual. Research does tend to support longer stays lend to long lasting success, which usually entails an inpatient program lasting at least 30 days.


⇒ What types of therapies do we offer?

Resilience Treatment offers therapy for the following disorders: dual diagnosis, depression, anxiety, bipolar, panic, postpartum, OCD, PTSD, borderline personality, narcissistic personality, dependent personality, ADD, ADHD and body dysmorphia. We use a blend of therapies such as, CBT, DBT, Neurofeedback, EMDR and others…


⇒ Do we offer ongoing support to program grads?

Yes, through our Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) which is a half-day program. IOP can serve as a stand-alone program or a step-down/transition program that facilitates reintegration into daily life after completion of the Day Treatment Program. Clients can choose from a menu of program options, with minimum attendance of 3 days and up to 6 days per week.


⇒ What is the difference between mental health professionals?

The difference between one mental health professional and another is their training, credentials and experience. Seek several referrals from your doctor and patients that have undergone successful treatment. Our team of providers includes psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, internal medicine specialists, individual and group therapists, meditation guides, case managers, exercise instructors, dieticians, education directors and art instructors.


⇒ Does the program address a full range of needs to help the individual?

Resilience engages in a comprehensive clinical and holistic approach offering various therapies such as: DBT, CBT, life skills, art, gardening, cooking and more.


⇒ What type of help is available for families?

Resilience understands that mental health disorders affect the whole family and as such we offer therapy to support how you can best communicate with each other.


⇒ What is the environment like?

Resilience provides a safe place for you to communicate and heal. For those utilizing our PHP program, similar to inpatient or residential treatment, the living surroundings are considered upscale and somewhat luxurious..


⇒ Is insurance available for mental health treatment?

We accept most major medical PPO health insurance. Please complete the confidential insurance verification form or contact our admissions representative at (800) 693-9100.


We hope these most commonly asked questions about mental health have helped you gain some clarity. The unknown or the stigma of a mental health disorder may hinder someone in getting the proper care necessary. At Resilience, we respect your confidentiality and are committed to guiding you towards a healthier path. Please don’t hesitate to contact us 24/7 at (800) 693-9100.

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Resilience’s Mission:

For those struggling with bipolar disorder, often the first step to creating a healthy and balanced life is knowing that the right treatment for you is out there. At Resilience Treatment Center in West LA, our dedicated and multidisciplinary clinical team takes an integrative approach to mental health, empowering patients through individualized programming in order to build emotional resilience. Whether you’re suffering from bipolar disorder, depression, dual diagnosis, co-occurring disorders, a personality disorder, body dysmorphia, or anxiety, seeking treatment always begins with a complimentary assessment conducted by our experienced clinicians.

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