Meridian Behavioral Health - Latitudes is a St. Paul based LGBT residential treatment facility for men and women 18 years of age and above struggling with chemical dependency and co-occurring psychiatric issues. Using 12-Step principles, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), sexual health education and family services, Latitudes addresses each client through a holistic perspective that places an emphasis on the individual as a whole.
Facilities that offer “holistic therapy” see and treat patients in the context of their entire lives and health status. They treat the “whole person,” not just the addiction.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
The focus of cognitive behavioral therapy (also called CBT) is helping people to understand the thoughts and emotions that underlie their addiction with the goal of learning new, healthier and more productive ways to understand and express themselves.