Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center in a Luxury Retreat Setting
Recover from mental health and addiction with an individualized rehabilitation program delivered by committed staff that cares about your comfort and success.
Beachside’s Florida Dual Diagnosis facility addresses co-existing substance abuse, addiction, and mental health disorders, including anxiety, depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, along with eating disorders, gambling, and sex addiction. We know from scientific research and clinical experience that addiction does not exist in a vacuum. There are societal, behavioral and psychological factors that add layers of complexity to the recovery process. That’s why we treat mental health and addiction together, with customized therapies that meet your individual needs.
Get Away at Beachside and Focus On Recovery
If you feel trapped or like you’re riding a roller coaster you can’t escape, we want you to know that you can recover from mental health and addiction. You can break free and restore your quality of life for the long-term.
At Beachside, we take a holistic approach to addressing mental health and addiction with multi-modal therapies. At our luxury rehabilitation retreat setting on Hutchinson Island in Florida, you can truly escape a toxic environment so you can focus on dual diagnosis addiction treatment.
“You discover who you are and find that inner peace that has been clouded for so long.”
—Derek Clenzi, Beachside Alumni and Admissions Consultant
What is Dual Diagnosis?
Dual diagnosis is a modern term that acknowledges the simultaneous occurrence of a mental health and substance abuse issue. Dual diagnosis is not new—but the term is a breakthrough because it recognizes the unique issues that people have when they deal with both problems.
The medical community has increased study in the area of dual diagnosis and has introduced treatments for people suffering from both mental illness and substance abuse.
We treat people dealing with these addiction and mental health converns
- Bipolar disorder
- Personality disorder
- Eating disorders
- Sex addiction
The Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) estimates that approximately 7.9 million Americans suffer from mental illness and addiction simultaneously. This 2014 data reflects how common co-occurring conditions and dual diagnosis is in the United States.
- When a mental illness is present with addiction, it’s often referred to as a co-occurring disorder. For dual diagnosis rehabs in Florida, the most common types of co-occurring disorders associated with addiction and substance abuse are mood disorders and anxiety disorders, as it’s more likely people with these symptoms would find relief from their illnesses in drugs or alcohol or feel the need to cover their symptoms with drugs or alcohol.
- If you or a loved one is seeking help for alcohol or drug addiction, please call us today 866-349-1770.
How Does Dual Diagnosis Develop? (Why Me?)
Certain types of mental illnesses are more likely to be part of a dual diagnosis than others. While the most common mental illnesses associated with dual diagnosis are mood disorders, several others rank highly on the list of most commonly associated with addiction.
Most commonly associated with addiction
Physical: Experiencing a trauma or accident can trigger mental illnesses such as PTSD or other problems the same way a traumatic experience can trigger the use of drugs and alcohol.
Sociological: The same societal pressures that may provide the basis of illnesses such as eating disorders or gambling addictions can also be a factor in developing drug or alcohol dependency issues.
Environmental and Hereditary: Some mental illnesses are inherited, the same way alcoholism or drug abuse is hereditary. Individuals who grew up in an environment with mental illness or addiction are also at risk to develop the same behaviors.
Following the Latest Research
As research continues for these co-occurring disorders, we learn more about what causes them and how to best treat them using an outpatient or inpatient rehab with our Dual Diagnosis Treatment at Beachside. Our therapists are committed to staying on top of the latest research and implementing innovative treatments that are customized to your individual needs.
At Beachside, your Dual Diagnosis is an “individual diagnosis” because we provide tailored rehab programs for every client.
Why Treat Addiction and Mental Health Together?
We know that substance abuse and mental illness are linked to the same root cause. Social, biological and environmental factors cause a break in healthy brain development. For some, a mental health illness may find them seeking drugs or alcohol to find pleasure. For others, an addiction may trigger a mental health issue like depression, and therefore feed a dependence on substances. The addiction fills a gap. By addressing mental health and then substance abuse at Beachway, you can truly break free from the rollercoaster of psychological and physical ups and downs.
When mental health issues are pitted as a root cause of addiction and not treated in a dual diagnosis program, individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, PTSD, bipolar disorder can feel trapped by their mental health issue. They want to recover from an addiction, but their mental health disease becomes a justification—and this mindset can bond a person to addiction. Recovering with treatment that only addresses substance abuse just provides a band-aid. The deeper mental health issues must be addressed.
If you’re struggling with a mental health disorder and addiction, you need Dual Diagnosis Rehab that takes into consideration the impact of both and treats the diseases together.
What are the Signs of Dual Diagnosis?
There’s no one-size-fits-all treatment program for addiction and mental health. We recognize and appreciate the individuality of what brings each person to Beachside. The complexity of recovering from two distinct yet overlapping diseases requires attention from a compassionate, committed therapy team and staff that can meet you where you are. You are not the only person going through this now. And our team is committed to your success.
Beachside is a luxury rehab facility on Hutchinson Island, Florida, that takes you away from your stressful and destructive environment and puts you into a serene place where you can focus on recovery.
Let us treat you with comfort, care and consideration as we guide you toward rehabilitation with holistic healing, counseling, proven treatment practices, and the downtown you need to heal.
Innovative Dual Diagnosis Treatment
Mental illness can affect anyone; therefore, a dual diagnosis can be present in anyone. However, there are certain groups or types of people who may be more at risk of developing these issues. According to data collected by SAMHSA, the homeless and veterans are among the most high-risk groups of people to be affected by co-occurring conditions. In veterans, the issue is PTSD. It’s common for veterans to use drugs or alcohol when suffering from this disorder as a way to cope with the uncomfortable and frightening symptoms. Homelessness also often comes with many types of behavioral health issues that occur in addition to addiction.
With that being said, mental illness does not discriminate and can affect anyone in multiple different ways. When it comes to diagnosing mental illness and co-occurring disorders, the physical symptoms are usually so subtle they can be easily missed. Trusting a professional who is trained and experienced in dual diagnosis to recommend a treatment program is the best way to ensure a successful recovery from addiction and co-occurring disorders.
How Does Dual Diagnosis Rehabilitation in Florida Work?
At Beachside, we’re passionate about helping people manage substance abuse, addition and mental health disorders. We walk with you on this journey. Our innovative programs uncover aspects of life that can lead to mental health and substance abuse issues, including: trauma, lack of resources and support, oppression, spiritual crisis, loss of a loved one, and more. We dig deeper to address the impact of drugs, alcohol and medications on you and your family. Every person at Beachside gets an individual program that is ethical, comprehensive and effective. Most of all, you get the support and understanding of our staff. Our sole purpose is to help you heal.
A range of therapies are tailored to suit your individual needs and to provide the tools required to sustain long-term recovery from dual diagnosis mental health disorders and addiction.
Group therapy sessions can restore a sense of community and provide fellowship. At Beachside, you’re in a place where people understand your struggles. You can walk together toward recovery, guided by an experienced therapist who connects with each individual and with the group a whole.
Recovering from dual diagnoses requires teasing out the complex relationship between the brain and substances, and understanding what’s triggering mental illness and addiction. Heal from traumatic experiences or grief. Recover from anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder or PTSD. Address addiction head-on. Our therapists are carefully matched to each individual so they can build a trusting relationship and guide you toward complete recovery.
Beachway cares for the whole person through holistic recovery techniques. We offer equine, music, art and psychodrama therapy, along with opportunities to enjoy the serene natural surroundings of our Hutchinson Island, Florida, rehab retreat. Go ocean kayaking, walk on the beach, take exercises classes and learn how to fuel your body with healthy activities, foods and mindful practices. From yoga to massage and acupuncture, your time at Beachside is focused completely on your wellbeing and restoration.
What Types of Treatment are Available?
We listen to you, and you have total access to all staff and therapists at Beachside. We believe that a transparent, open culture that allows everyone to share their views empowers clients and gives them the strength to recover. This is your journey—we are with you every hour, every day, every step until you realize recovery.
“At Beachside, they really want to hear what clients need and you feel truly accepted. I knew I was going to get the best possible care and that the program could be adapted if necessary. Many other rehab centers won’t do that.”
—Derek Clenzi, Alumni and Admissions Coordinator
Creating an Inclusive, Intimate Treatment Setting
Beachside limits facility enrollment to a maximum of 24 individuals, so you have complete access to our therapy teams. Groups are intimate, yet privacy is respected and provided because of the retreat nature of the Beachside campus and the considerate nature of our staff and clients. Our high-end amenities provide a restorative treatment environment.
- Our Inpatient Treatment Program includes housing in our modern living quarters in a newly renovated, estate-like facility on the Atlantic Ocean.
- Outpatient Treatment services and customized therapy deliver the support you need to stay on track with recovery.
- SMART Recovery approach in a safe, inclusive environment that gives you treatment and tools to aid in recovery based on scientific evidence and research.
What are the Risks of Dual Diagnosis?
Do you want to learn more about what it means to have a dual diagnosis? Can you relate to these feelings, or do you know a friend or family member that needs help? Read on for information, and please call our friendly, open-minded staff any time at 866-349-1770. We want to answer your questions.
Ready to Recover?
Get started today. We listen to your voice. Day by day, our clients gain strength as individuals to face their addiction, recover and find joy in life. We believe we created the optimal environment for starting over. Call us any time, day or night. A friendly associate is here to listen and share information about substance abuse treatment at Beachside.
Your call is completely confidential.
“Beachside Rehab was a life changing experience for me. I was so lost in life and my whole family had given up on me. Treatment was my last hope. I am so thankful I found Beachside. The therapy offices felt so comfortable and helped me calm down because I was so nervous."
“I loved Beachside! The staff, the facilities, and the program was amazing. So thankful I found this place! I highly recommend this treatment center!”
“I was treated on an individual basis. My treatment focused on my needs to get well. A beautiful setting and very caring staff members. I strongly believe that I have a support system I can depend on now and in my future! Thank you for giving me my life back!”
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