Substance Use And Mental Health Services
Stephanie Rudow, LMSW
Co-occuring Disorders: Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment (IDDT)
Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT) is an evidence based program for people who have both a mental health disorder and a substance use disorder (co-occurring disorder.) This means the same clinicians or team of clinicians, working in one setting, provide appropriate mental health and substance abuse interventions. In other words, the treatment specialists are trained to treat both disorders concurrently. For the individual with a co-occurring disorder, the services appear seamless, with a consistent approach, philosophy, and set of recommendations. The goal of IDDT is recovery from both serious illnesses. A wide variety of services are offered depending on the person’s stage of recovery. Services are provided in a positive atmosphere and people are encouraged to believe that they can recover as many others have. Ultimately, the goal of Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment (IDDT) is to help people manage both their mental illness and substance disorders so that they can pursue their own meaningful life goals.
To meet the individual where they are in their recovery by providing treatment utilizing an interdisciplinary team approach to address and enhance mental, physical, emotional and spiritual health through Evidence Based Practice of stage-wise treatment to assist people through the recovery process.
OTHER AVAILABLE GROUPS:
Double Trouble in Recovery (DTR) is a Twelve Step fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problems and help others to recover from their particular addiction(s) and manage their mental disorder(s). These groups are led by individuals in recovery and are open to the public. They meet weekly on Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.