We focus on Dual Diagnosis Treatment to achieve lasting recovery
Substance use disorder
Mental health disorder
"Although many people don’t realize it, those with substance use disorders often face mental health challenges as well."
In the U.S., addiction affects millions of people each year. When it takes hold, it impacts the affected individual and their loved ones in numerous ways — health and well-being suffer, relationships are damaged, financial difficulties arise and dangerous or compromising situations often become a daily occurrence. Although many people don’t realize it, those with substance use disorders often face mental health challenges as well. According to the American Medical Association, about half of those who struggle with addiction also have a diagnosable psychiatric condition such as anxiety or depression. Mental health disorders can interfere with a person’s mood, thinking and behavior and make it difficult to cope with the demands of everyday life. When addiction is also present, known as a dual diagnosis, these difficulties are compounded and finding effective treatment becomes more challenging.
At Burning Tree, we understand the complexities that surround co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Our goal is to provide clients with a place where they can take a step back from the stressors, challenges and obstacles of daily life and focus on not only healing from addiction but on restoring their mental health as well.
After 25 years in the recovery industry, we know that achieving independence from substance use is about much more than abstaining from drugs or alcohol. Meaningful progress and lasting recovery without relapse come from exploring the deep-seated issues that often surround addiction and addressing them head-on.
Our professional and compassionate team guides clients as they undertake this journey to heal from addiction and rediscover a sense of purpose, balance, and belief in their ability to live a fulfilling life free of drugs or alcohol.
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Understanding Mental Health Disorders
In the past, physical conditions and diseases have received more attention than ailments of the mind. Advances in medical technology have given us a deeper understanding of the importance of mental health, however, and we now know the processes in the brain can become disrupted or unbalanced. Despite this, we still have a long way to go. Mental health is often shrouded in stigma and myth, preventing an open, honest dialogue that encourages empathy and compassion. Due to the stigma associated with mental health, some people may avoid seeking help due to fear, embarrassment or shame, and scarce treatment options limit availability and access. For those who also struggle with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, receiving proper care that addresses the full scope of their needs is even more difficult.
At Burning Tree, our goal is to bridge the gap between mental health and substance use treatment to provide dual-diagnosis clients with the comprehensive care they need to heal.
We thoroughly evaluate each client upon intake and address psychological and emotional needs at all of our facilities. Some of the mental health disorders we treat include:
- Bipolar disorder
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- Borderline personality disorder
Treating and managing these disorders is as important to one’s overall well-being as fixing a broken bone or keeping the heart healthy. Emotional and mental health play an essential role in many aspects of life, such as productivity and effectiveness at work or school, relationship stability, how easily one copes with or adapts to changes and adversity, and even overall physical health. Our treatment programs acknowledge the importance of mental health and empower clients to take control of their symptoms so they can enjoy improved wellness and focus on achieving the life they envisioned for themselves.
Connection between Mental Health & Substance Use
Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders
Family-owned & operated.
Two distinct treatment programs.
Over two decades of experience treating addiction and mental health.
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