what to look for in addiction therapy in florida

What to Look for in Addiction Therapy

Addiction therapy refers to the set of therapeutic interventions that addiction treatment centers use during inpatient and outpatient rehab. Addiction therapy can occur in both group and individual settings with the ultimate goal of supporting patients in achieving sobriety. Many kinds of addiction therapy exist as the range of addictions and their effect on individuals…

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What Causes OCD?

Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, is a common anxiety disorder. Its onset generally occurs in late childhood or early adolescence and is marked by persistently disruptive thoughts or repetitive actions. These are grouped into obsessions, thoughts and compulsions, the actions. People’s awareness of their obsessions and compulsions varies. However, what remains consistent across people with OCD…

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3 Benefits of Dual-Diagnosis Treatment

Dual diagnosis treatment is a program that seeks to address an addiction alongside an underlying mental health disorder. The historical norm has been to treat mental health and addiction separately. This is called sequential treatment. Unfortunately, the sequential method often results in higher rates of relapse. Due to the prevalence of co-occurring mental health disorders…

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Early Symptoms of Depression

Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders that occur in people across the United States. The caring professionals at South Tampa Psychiatry have the expertise to understand the different types of depression, depression symptoms, and the fact that some people need treatment for both depression and addiction issues. If you’re looking for support from…

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Benefits of MAT for Mental Health

Medication-assisted treatment, or MAT, is a process available at South Tampa Psychiatry when clients need medication to address their specific mental health issues. It is important for potential clients to understand what medication-assisted treatment is. There are several benefits to this approach for clients in need of treatment for mental health disorders or co-occurring disorders. To…