Mental Health Treatment Connecticut
Many individuals suffering from mental illness can achieve great recovery and strength through engagement in group or individual therapy. There are many different treatment approaches available as there is not one treatment that works for all. Client in our care will discuss with the clinical team the best treatment approach for their specific needs.
The initial evaluation will help us identify specific problems and form a treatment strategy. Here are some of the symptoms and behaviors that we assess:
- Family and individual mental health history
- Inability change unhealthy behaviors even though these behaviors negatively impact relationships, job performance or finances
- Lack of energy or motivation
- Trouble concentrating
- Changes in appetite, weight or sleeping patterns
- Health problems
- Negative emotions like guilt, hopelessness or worthlessness
- Risky behaviors
- Violent tendencies or suicidal thoughts and actions
Mental Health Treatment Approaches
You are a unique individual, and your treatment will be customized to meet your specific needs. Since we firmly believe in caring for the whole person, we’ll work to get you well in body, mind and spirit.
Our professional, highly experienced staff members are equipped to handle a wide range of mental disorders. Our program is flexible. If something isn’t working, your treatment team will try another proven approach. Some of the methods that have helped many of our clients include:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Individual sessions with an experienced therapist will help you pinpoint emotions, like anger or loneliness.. You’ll learn how to anticipate them and respond in positive ways. You’ll acquire coping skills for succeeding in life and relationships.
Peer Support Groups
The importance of meeting with people who are on the same journey can’t be overstated. Group sessions provide a safe place to express your feelings and vent your frustrations. You’ll never be judged. You’ll pick up tips from peers who are succeeding in recovery and start to build a network of support.
Marital problems and strained relationships are tragic consequences of mental illness, but there’s always hope. Trained counselors will work with you and your spouse, partner, children or others to start the healing process.
Training for a Healthy Lifestyle
Equipping you to resume your life after mental health treatment is an important part of therapy. We offer social skills training, vocational help, nutrition advice, and legal-help resources. We place heavy emphasis on staying positive.
In some cases, mediation is temporarily prescribed to stabilize symptoms. Examples of psychotherapeutic medications include antidepressants and anti-anxiety drugs.
Medications are most effective when they’re part of an overall treatment program.
During intensive outpatient addiction treatment, you’ll spend around 30 hours per week at our facility.
Staying with a program long-term is crucial to avoiding behavioral relapse. We hope that you’ll continue to attend counseling and socialize with people who are managing their emotions in a safe and positive way. Long-term mental health recovery also gives you the chance to encourage newcomers and share helpful tips. Everybody wins.
Contact Our Mental Health Treatment Center
Don’t let your mental illness get the best of you. Every day in our program, we see people improve. We see them start to pick up the pieces and learn to manage their lives. We see them go on to enjoy fulfilling, meaningful lives. With our help, you can too.
Call Connecticut Recovery Center today to speak with us.