Mental Health Outpatient
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When you are struggling with mental health issues or addiction, the chances are quite high that you’ll need help. With that in mind, not everyone can afford the luxury of checking themselves in. In terms of both time and financial assets, it can be a problem. That being said, mental health treatment can prove to be quite a convenient route, as it brings a more flexible approach to treatment.
We work tirelessly to ensure our residents attend the best outpatient centers in Dallas. Our sister company, Real Deal Therapy & Wellness, is a leading provider in mental health services.
Mental Health While in recovery
For many years we have compiled weekly updates from over 1,200 surveys in our program. Our study has provided the figures we use in this article today. Of all the common themes found in the survey, the most obvious is the prevailing issues with mental health. We believe the best way to combat mental health disorders is to address the issues properly with a qualified clinician (in an outpatient or inpatient setting).
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What is a Mental Health Outpatient?
Problems related to mental health are often treated in two ways: with inpatient therapy or outpatient therapy. The inpatient type of therapy is the standard kind you see everywhere: the patient stays in the facility and is continuously supervised 24 hours a day.
Outpatient rehab is different in the manner that you do not need to check yourself in. It often takes longer than inpatient rehab as it can span over to a full year, but the purpose here is not necessarily just detoxing; it’s changing your lifestyle while you are still in your environment.
Mental health outpatient has you staying at home (or in a sober living home), only going to treatment periodically. At the end of the day, you get to return home, to the comfort of your own bed, being less disruptive on your lifestyle.
Attending Outpatient While In Sober Living
Mental health treatment helps our residents in the sense that they can live in balance without actually disrupting them from their daily routine. Outpatient therapy works to find the problem during the sessions taking place throughout the day. Then, it assigns treatment for the patient to follow at home. It helps the patients tackle the roots of their problems and without causing them to sacrifice too many resources (time and money). The biggest benefit of outpatient mental health is that our residents can continue with their lives. This means they will still have a job, attend meetings, hang out with friends, and enjoy the freedom of reality.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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What's Outpatient Like?
Often, when a person requires mental health therapy, they are given two options: inpatient and outpatient therapy. If the mental health problem or addiction is severe, the chances are that inpatient rehab programs (where you are checked in) will be the recommended route. However, when your symptoms and addictions are not as severe, you might be recommended mental health outpatient rehab instead.
Mental health outpatient therapy analyzes your issue and finds an appropriate way to treat it, without necessarily checking you into the facility. At most, you will have to go to the premises throughout the day or at certain times – but when night comes, you will often be back at home. This type of rehab allows you to recover without taking you out of your daily environment – therefore, reducing the chances of a relapse.
How To Get Help
Most people need help from professionals if they wish to get over an addiction. If you need help, you can receive it from us. Our company, Real Deal, offers you the type of rehab that won’t make you feel like your life was placed on hold. You can go on with your daily habits and connect with life and your family – while we help you transform yourself in spirit, mind, and body.
What About Insurance?
Mental health outpatient rehab is often covered by the policy, depending on the insurance company you’re working with. Unless you have private medical insurance with specific terms, you get limited coverage allowing you to see a mental health professional. Since outpatient mental health therapy and rehab are often conducted with a group, this type is more accessible – and therefore covered by insurance. However, to be completely certain, you may want to check with your insurance company.
Mental Health & Addiction
People with addiction often come across a variety of mental health issues that not only affect their spirit but also their body. Problems that occur frequently in people struggling with addiction are as follows:
- Depression: People with these health problems often have a feeling of helplessness and the feeling that nothing can give them pleasure anymore. Their loss of appetite can lead to changes in weight and an overall loss of energy.
- Manic Bipolar Disorder: This condition gives people feelings of extreme irritability or The need for sleep decreases and their mind enters a hyperactive state with possible grandiose beliefs. Anger or rage is also quite common in this mental health problem.
- Anxiety: People going through withdrawal may also get a feeling of frequent worry and tension – something that is caused by anxiety. Anxiety is a common symptom of withdrawal. Shortness of breath or racing heart may also appear, along with an overall feeling of irritability or restlessness.
- Schizophrenia: While this is rare, schizophrenia may also appear in people struggling with addiction. Unusual thoughts and perceptions are common, as well as movement disorders, short attention span, and difficulty in expressing emotion.
Each patient may have different mental problems based on the root of their addiction. With the correct treatment, the symptoms for these conditions may be managed until the drug goes out of their system completely.