River Park Hospital provides behavioral health care services for all ages, and chemical dependency treatment for adolescents and adults. The ROAD program for adolescents provides residential treatment for addiction and co-occurring mental health issues, and features individual, group and family therapy, 12-Step participation, an on-site school, life and social skills training, and psychiatric and medication management.
Residential treatment programs provide housing (food and meals) in addition to treatment for substance abuse. Some facilities offer only short-term residential treatment, some offer only long-term treatment and others offer both, ranging from a few days to many months, based on patient needs.
Dual Diagnosis/ Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment
These two terms describe a person who is not only addicted to drugs or alcohol, but also has a mental or emotional illness, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc. Facilities that treat patients with dual-diagnosis or co-occurring disorders provide psychiatric treatment in addition to drug and alcohol rehabilitation services.