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People with Co-occurring disorder face both mental problems as well as alcohol addiction problems at the same time. This is a condition that occurs very often and hence the first treatment for the co-occurring disorder is the medical detoxification. It generally takes three to five days for the alcohol detoxification in a medically supervised center for the treatment of the disorder. This program will also include medications, counseling and group sessions.
Another treatment includes the long term residential programs. In this treatment program, the individual suffering from the disorder is supposed to stay for the recommend time at the treatment center. This time can be for a few months and it can extend upto 12 months, depending upon the severity of the disorder. These therapeutic communities are directed to help the addicts having mental illness sand many other different problems that overlaps one another. In these treatment communities, the emphasis is given on group affiliation as well as counseling for the prevention of relapses.
Co-occurring disorder treatment centers – For the services that are rendered to the individual to be effective, these services are directed towards a particular individuals that includes different types of assistance. This can include standard therapy, family counseling, assertive outreach, job and family assistance and money and relationship management. A well planned program considers different aspects of life of the individual including the social networks and stress management.
These programs recognize the individual at intertwined or interlaced with mental illness and thus they offer the solutions to both the illnesses simultaneously.
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