|- Addictive Disorders &
- Adult Psychiatry
- Child and Adolescent
- Senior Care Program
- Recovery to Renewal
- Partial Hospitalization
The Addictive Disorders/Dual Diagnosis Program at River Oaks Hospital
is designed to treat individuals with alcohol or drug related
problems and psychiatric issues. When addictive behavior and mental
illness create problems that prohibit the patient and family from
functioning, River Oaks Hospital provides a comprehensive program to
assist in stabilizing the situation.
A 12-step recovery program provides a framework to treating the
addictive process while a multidisciplinary treatment approach is
utilized to address any mental health concerns. The treatment team
that includes psychiatrists addictionists, social workers, registered
nurses, certified substance abuse counselors and activity therapists.
This approach optimizes success by bringing a diversity of
perspectives to the forefront of treatment.
Treatment includes a combination of individual, group and family
therapies facilitated by qualified professionals. The treatment team
focus is on helping the patient recognize his or her behavior
patterns and developing healthier ways of relating to and coping with
stress. Group therapy facilitates the sharing of feelings and
experiences with others who have similar problems. Pertinent issues
related to addictive disorders such as shame, grief, anger, control
and trust are comprehensively addressed.
Emphasis is placed on education, addressing all aspects of the
addictive process, including the disease concept, family issues, and
relapse prevention strategies. The treatment program incorporates a
strong emphasis on discharge planning and aftercare.
- Multidisciplinary assessment
- Individualized plan of care
- concurrent psychiatric disorders
- Weekly family groups
- Interpersonal communication
- Art, music, movement and expressive therapies
- Individualized discharge planning and aftercare planning including weekly aftercare groups.