Polysubstance Abuse: Part IV
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 IV highlights the potential variations in a patient’s recovery plan based upon the patient’s health history, treatment options and recovery outcomes.
- Identifying Stressors And Triggers
- Teaching management techniques
- Relapse management
- Building coping skills
- Cognitive Behavior Therapy
- Hospital Resources During Recovery
- Emergency department crisis team
- Psychiatric department
- Community Resources During Recovery
- Community crisis centers
- Homeless shelters
- Mental health outreach
- Community corrections
- Police and community together (PACT)
- Selp-help programs
- Alcoholics anonymous
- Narcotics anonymous
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