Substance Abuse and Mental Health - 

According to reports published in the Journal of the American Medical Association:

  • Roughly 50 percent of individuals with severe mental disorders are affected by substance abuse.
  • 37 percent of alcohol abusers and 53 percent of drug abusers also have at least one serious mental illness.
  • Of all people diagnosed as mentally ill, 29 percent abuse either alcohol or drugs.

Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

 

What is a Co-Occuring Disorder?

A Co-occuring disorder is when a person has both a mental health disorder AND a substance abuse disorder at the same time. 

 

For example:  Anxiety disorder & Cigarette Smoking; Bipolar disorder & Cocaine abuse; Major Depression & Heroin Abuse

 

Co-occurring disorders were previously referred to as dual diagnoses. According to SAMHSA’s 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, approximately 7.9 million adults in the United States had co-occurring disorders in 2014.

 

 

What TYPES of Treatment are Available?

  • Individual and group counseling
  • Inpatient and residential treatment
  • Intensive outpatient treatment
  • Partial hospital programs
  • Case or care management
  • Medication
  • Recovery support services
  • 12-Step fellowship
  • Peer supports

 

Will My Family Be Involved?

 

All services provided by Florida Social Solutions Inc., are confidential.  We do not share information with anyone unless our client consents, and provides authorization for us to communicate with other individuals in regards to the services they receive.  Family involvement can be beneficial, because in many instances family can act as a system of support to a client in motivating the client to continue onward with improved functioning.  However, there are some instances in which family may be a detriment to the client's improvement.  In all situations, Florida Social Solutions Inc, does not share confidential information with family members unless our client consents, and allows their family to be involved with their treatment.  

 

How OUR Services Help:

 

Florida Social Solutions Inc., is partnered with several substance treatment centers.  We will meet with you to discuss what your needs are as well as to review what centers may best service your needs.  If you decide to have your family involved in this process, that is certainly okay and recommended.  Once you have decided in which treatment facility you would like to enter, we will work with the treatment facility to assist in your smooth entry.  We will also follow up with you while you are in treatment to monitor your progress and to ensure that the facility is effective in meeting your needs.  

 

Should you be in need of transportation to go to the treatment facility, we will assist.  We are partnered with several agencies that provide transportation assistance resources that will assist in your transport into the treatment facility.  

 

WE are here to help. Take Life One Day At A Time.  "It Is Never Too Late To Be Who You Might've Been." George Eliot

 

 

 

 

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