Capital Area Human Services - Margaret Dumas Mental Health Center

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Capital Area Human Services - Margaret Dumas Mental Health Center provide an integrated approach to recovery from mental illness and co-occurring disorders; managing behavioral health conditions in a safe and stable environment. Capital Area Human Services - Margaret Dumas Mental Health Center is located at Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Capital Area Human Services - Margaret Dumas Mental Health Center Focus:

Mental Health

Mental Health Treatment Centers focus on helping individuals recover from mental illnesses like bipolar disorder, clinical depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, and more. Mental health professionals at these facilities are trained to understand and treat mental health issues, both in individual and group settings.

Dual Diagnosis/Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment

A client is considered to have a co-occurring mental and addictive disorder when both disorders are evidenced by the client’s symptoms and as defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual. When mental and addictive disorders co-exist, both are considered equally significant, regardless of the order of onset. Services are designed to meet the needs of patients in phases of recovery for each disorder – both are the focus of the individualized treatment plan.

Rehab Services:

Psychotropic Medication

Psychotropic medications (aka psychodynamic medication) are any medicines used specifically to affect and/or alter a patient’s mind, emotions, and behaviors. Such psychiatric medicines are often used to change chemical levels in the brain that impact a person’s mood and behavior. These medications include mood stabilizers, antidepressants, anti-ADHD drugs, and anti-anxiety medications.

What does Capital Area Human Services - Margaret Dumas Mental Health Center offer?

Outpatient (OP)

Outpatient programs are for those seeking mental rehab or drug rehab, but who also stay at home every night. The main difference between outpatient treatment (OP) and intensive outpatient treatment (IOP) lies in the amount of hours the patient spends at the facility. Most of the time an outpatient program is designed for someone who has completed an inpatient stay and is looking to continue their growth in recovery. Outpatient is not meant to be the starting point, it is commonly referred to as aftercare.

Treatment Types:

Individualized Treatment

Certain drug and alcohol rehab centers have standard treatment regimes they expect all patients to follow. Others offer individualized treatment, meaning they tailor treatment to a person’s specific background and needs. For example, a rehab facility may adjust a treatment program to take into account the type of drug or addiction from which the person suffers, their age, medical condition(s), religious beliefs, or lifestyle.

Family Program

Research clearly demonstrates that recovery is far more successful and sustainable when loved ones like family members participate in rehab and substance abuse treatment. Genetic factors may be at play when it comes to drug and alcohol addiction, as well as mental health issues. Family dynamics often play a critical role in addiction triggers, and if properly educated, family members can be a strong source of support when it comes to rehabilitation.

Aftercare Support

Completing a drug or alcohol rehab program shouldn’t spell the end of substance abuse treatment. Aftercare involves making a sustainable plan for recovery, including ongoing support. This can include sober living arrangements like halfway houses, career counseling, and setting a patient up with community  programs like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

Therapies Offered:

Individual Therapy

In individual therapy, a patient meets one-on-one with a trained psychologist or counselor. Therapy is a pivotal part of effective substance abuse treatment, as it often covers root causes of addiction, including challenges faced by the patient in their social, family, and work/school life.

Trauma Therapy

Trauma therapy addresses traumatic incidents from a client's past that are likely affecting their present-day experience. Trauma is often one of the primary triggers and potential causes of addiction, and can stem from child sexual abuse, domestic violence, having a parent with a mental illness, losing one or both parents at a young age, teenage or adult sexual assault, or any number of other factors. The purpose of trauma therapy is to allow a patient to process trauma and move through and past it, with the help of trained and compassionate mental health professionals.

Group Therapy

Group therapy is any therapeutic work that happens in a group (not one-on-one). There are a number of different group therapy modalities, including support groups, experiential therapy, psycho-education, and more. Group therapy involves treatment as well as processing interaction between group members.

Capital Area Human Services - Margaret Dumas Mental Health Center Highlights:

With life’s ups and downs, sometimes help is needed to regain balance. Their mental health professionals work to assist clients in regaining that balance and to begin the process of recovery. They help clients set and achieve their goals. Mental Health outpatient services include screening for services, referral to services, social, psychological and psychiatric evaluations, medication evaluation and management, individual, group and family counseling, co-occurring treatment services, aftercare program, tobacco cessation classes and outpatient mental health services for the homeless.

Accreditation:

  • CARF

Payment:

  • Sliding Fee Scale
  • Private Health Insurance plans accepted
  • Medicaid may cover part or all of your addiction treatment costs.
  • Medicare rehab coverage
  • Cash payments accepted

Rehabs in Louisiana

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  • Pathways Community Health - Phase II/TANF/Bridge House 401 Rainbow Drive Unit 36 Pineville, LA 71360
  • Acadiana Addiction Center 3008 West Pinhook Road Lafayette, LA 70508
  • Mercy Family Center 3221 Behrman Place Suite 105 New Orleans, LA 70114
  • Mercy Family Center 110 Veterans Memorial Boulevard Suite 425 Metairie, LA 70005

Intake:

  • Men and Women Allowed
  • Facility for Adults and Young Adults
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