Treatment For Co-Occurring Disorders In Omaha, Nebraska

Integrated Treatment For Substance Use & Mental Health Disorders

Do you have an alcohol or drug problem, and you’re also struggling with anxiety, depression, or another mental health disorder?

If so, our integrated treatment program for co-occurring disorders may be ideal for you.

Co-Occurring Disorders

Research shows that approximately 40-60% of people who have a drug or alcohol use disorder also suffer from at least one mental health disorder at the same time. When someone is suffering from both conditions, they are said to be dual diagnosis or suffering from a co-occurring disorder. Co-occurring disorders make recovery more complicated as one condition usually increases the severity of the other. Successful recovery from both conditions requires an integrated treatment approach where both conditions are treated at the same time.

Most of the individuals that we’ve treated for co-occurring disorders have said that reaching out for help was the most challenging step in the recovery process.

Identifying Co-Occurring Disorders

Many symptoms of drug/alcohol addiction and certain mental health disorders are quite similar, so identifying a co-occurring disorder can be very complicated. For this reason, it’s quite common for the mental health disorder to go undetected and dismissed as just symptoms of the substance use disorder. We conduct a thorough mental health analysis once our patients have stopped using drugs or alcohol.

Common Symptoms of a Co-Occurring Disorder

  • Needing to drink or use drugs just to function normally
  • Distancing yourself from friends and family
  • The onset of withdrawal symptoms after decreasing or stopping consumption
  • Dramatic changes in mood
  • Problems managing normal day-to-day tasks
  • Engaging in risky behaviors
  • Neglecting health and hygiene
  • No control over the frequency and quantity being used
  • Needing higher dosages to feel the same effect

Common Co-Occurring Disorders

Depression, Anxiety, and Bipolar Disorder are some of the most common mental health disorders that co-occur with substance use disorders. However, there are several other conditions that can also occur, such as:

  • Schizophrenia
  • Anorexia
  • Bulimia
  • Phobia
  • PTSD
  • Autism
  • Mood Disorders

Managing a mental health condition while recovering from a drug/alcohol problem is entirely possible. We can help!

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An Integrated Approach To Treating Co-Occurring Disorders

The likelihood of recovering from both the substance use and mental health disorder increases significantly when individuals with co-occurring disorders receive integrated treatment from the same provider.

Northpoint Nebraska’s Approach To Treatment

  • We address both the substance abuse and mental health problem

  • Patients are actively involved in the decision-making process and participate in goal setting throughout the recovery process

  • Education about the disorders and associated symptoms is central to the treatment process

  • Patients learn techniques to help them minimize substance abuse and relapses, develop coping skills, and repair & strengthen damaged relationships

How You’ll Benefit

  • Learn to live happily without depending on drugs
  • Repair damaged relationships with friends & family
  • Learn to manage anxiety, depression & other mental health issues
  • Improve your nutrition, sleep, energy levels, & overall physical health
  • Feel more secure in your work/professional environment

Therapeutic Options

We offer several therapy modalities as part of our co-occurring disorder treatment program. This strategic mix of services has proven to be effective in helping patients to build a strong foundation that’s essential to living a healthy, sustainable lifestyle.

  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
  • DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy)
  • Grief and Loss, Trauma Therapy
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Co-Occurring Intervention
  • Family Therapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Interpersonal Therapy
  • Mindfulness and Meditation
  • Art, Music and Pet Therapy

Paying For Treatment

Our goal is to help you to get into recovery while minimizing your out-of-pocket costs. Northpoint is in-network with many of the leading insurance providers in the country, many of which cover the full cost of treatment.

Fill out the insurance verification form, or give us a call to find out more about your payment options.

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Contact Us

We are here to help. Contact us today and get the answers you need to start your journey to recovery!

  • Discuss treatment options
  • Get help for a loved one
  • Verify insurance coverage
  • Start the admissions process
(402) 275-4333

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