Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center

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What is Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

Dual diagnosis treatment refers to clinical and medical care that addresses addiction alongside co-occurring disorders. What are the most common co-occurring disorders in drug rehab?

Generally, disorders such as depression or anxiety are the most common amongst those suffering from addiction. Thus, individuals with more than one diagnosis require treatment at a dual diagnosis rehab to address their mental health needs.

At Lighthouse Recovery Institute, we provide quality treatment for these individuals.


Frequently, addiction and mental health conditions go hand in hand. However, an individual must stop using substances for an extended period to obtain an appropriate diagnosis.

Generally, detox from drugs and alcohol occurs in a licensed medical detox center. Florida detox centers, in particular, specialize in opiate detox and alcohol detox. As a result, the licensed medical staff observes any physical withdrawal signs and possible psychiatric symptoms.

After the completion of detox, many individuals continue with co-occurring disorder treatment. During their dual diagnosis treatment, the individual begins to stabilize both medically and emotionally. They also start to understand how to navigate symptoms of their mental health disorder without using substances.

Co-Occurring Disorder Treatment: Treating Addiction and Mental Health

Dual diagnosis rehab centers provide appropriate programming for individuals with substance use disorder and mental health diagnoses. As a result, our Florida rehabilitation center offers psychiatric services, medication management, and individual treatment plans.

Additionally, physical and psychological assessments are available regularly during co-occurring disorder treatment episodes. Also, all members of our clinical team participate in the treatment planning process of patients. Our board-certified physicians may also use medications for mental health symptoms that are non-narcotic and non-addictive.

To successfully recover from drug and alcohol addiction, individuals must address the co-occurring disorders that impact substance use. For example, someone who suffers from depression may need psychotropic medication or regular psychiatric appointments. Alternatively, someone may suffer from alcohol addiction and require mental health therapy to attain the benefits that recovery can offer.

Our renowned dual diagnosis treatment center assists individuals in reaching their full potential and leading productive lives.

What to Expect from Our Dual Diagnosis Treatment Program

Types of Dual Diagnoses Treated

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There are many types of dual diagnosis, and they can include commonly occurring disorders like anxiety, or more severe mental illnesses like schizophrenia. These are the disorders that we treat in our dual diagnosis programs:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depressive disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia

Dual Diagnosis Treatment

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Our dual diagnosis programs incorporate a two-step process designed to give our patients the quality of care they need:

  1. Medical Detox: During this process, our clinical staff helps our patients detox from the substances they’re abusing to get a clear diagnosis. Our medical detox prevents them from struggling with harsh withdrawal symptoms and offers them a safe space to start their recovery journey.
  2. Rehab: Usually most patients move into an inpatient setting for a more closely monitored treatment and to give them access to our medical staff in case of any lingering symptoms of withdrawal appear.

Medication-Assisted Treatment

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In some cases, patients won’t need medication-assisted treatment (MAT) as they advance through treatment. However, for those with mental illnesses that require medication, our MAT program helps them follow their medication while also assisting targeted behavioral therapies that prevent addiction and relapse. 

Types of Therapies Used

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At Lighthouse Recovery Institute, we provide comprehensive and customized treatment plans to our patients. However, we aim to incorporate evidence-based therapies into our programs, including:

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Motivational interviewing (MI)
  • Trauma0informed therapy
  • Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT)
  • 12-step group therapy

Florida Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center

Those suffering from co-occurring disorders must attend a treatment center capable of simultaneously treating addiction, alcoholism, and psychological disorders.

Lighthouse Recovery Institute, a dual diagnosis treatment center in Florida, provides the best rehab for addiction and mental health. We understand the significance of addressing mental health concerns and substance abuse separately and at the same time. Thus, allowing each individual the opportunity to achieve lasting recovery.

Call today for more information on drug rehabilitation or co-occurring disorder treatment.

Does Insurance Cover Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers?

Insurance plans will share in some or all of the cost of dual diagnosis treatment programs when substance abuse is the primary diagnosis.

If you are considering seeking help for addiction and struggling with mental illness, call our Dual Diagnosis Rehab Center today. Our staff can verify your insurance, discuss treatment options, and provide an assessment for free.


We are here to support you during your time of need and help you make the best decision for yourself or your loved one.

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