Polysubstance Abuse: Part III
Polysubstance abuse may be diagnosed when a person is dependent on three or more substances over a 12-month period. Unique challenges exist for individuals with polysubstance abuse, which include a higher degree of physical side effects from substances consumed and longer period of time of detoxification. A personalized detoxification treatment plan is needed for individuals diagnosed with polysubstance abuse according to their unique medical, psychiatric, and substance use history. Polysubstance Abuse Part III discusses the varied phases of the acute and subacute treatment important to recovery and the goal of full remission.
- Treatment Overview
- Treatment Of Polysubstance Abuse And Mental Health
- Treatment process
- Treatment setting
- Outpatient treatment
- Inpatient treatment
- Specific treatment settings
- The Treatment Plan
- Phases of recovery
- Acute (detoxification)
- Abstinence phase and goals of recovery
- Early remission
- Sustained remission
- Detoxification And The Recovery Process
- Identify substance use patterns
- Evaluate history
- Psychological evaluation
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