Dual Diagnosis Treatment for Anxiety & Addiction
Treatment in Florida for Co-Occurring Anxiety & Addiction
We all experience natural and even beneficial episodes of worry and fear when faced with stressful or dangerous situations. However, people with clinical anxiety experience persistent, often unfounded worries that interfere with their daily lives. The symptoms of anxiety can be both psychological and physical. As such, addressing these problems requires a multifaceted approach to treatment.
In a bid to cope with the debilitating symptoms, it’s not uncommon for people battling anxiety to misuse drugs and alcohol. It’s estimated that individuals suffering from anxiety are twice as likely to have a co-occurring substance abuse disorder.
Sadly, attempts at self-medication with drugs and alcohol often backfire and result in over-dependence which, in turn, intensifies the symptoms of anxiety. The result is a never-ending cycle of substance abuse that can eventually lead to chronic dependence and addiction.
If you’re ready to break the cycle, we can help. Call Tranquil Shores for a free, confidential consultation about our dual diagnosis treatment services. We can be reached at (727) 888-6623 or via our online contact form.
Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety
Although there are many forms of anxiety disorders, all anxiety disorders have certain characteristics in common. Some of the early warning signs of anxiety include:
- A crippling fear — about a particular thing or no specific thing — that occurs almost every day of the week for six months or more
- A decline in social activities, job performance, quality of relationships and overall satisfaction with life as a result of this excessive fear
- Constant attempts to resolve the fear without success
- Using alcohol and drugs or engaging in reckless behavior to manage the symptoms of anxiety
Anxiety also has a direct influence on the body and can manifest itself physically through the following symptoms:
- Shortness of breath, rapid heartbeat and chest pain
- Sweating, choking sensations and trembling
- Nausea, stomach pain and dizziness
How to Get Help for Yourself or a Loved One
Getting help for yourself or a loved should be your priority, especially if substance abuse is involved. Anxiety disorders are highly treatable. The majority of people battling this disorder can be helped with professional care.
At Tranquil Shores rehab center for anxiety and depression, we understand how untreated symptoms of anxiety can cause an individual to sink deeper into the throes of substance use and addiction. That’s why we are pleased to offer high-quality treatment for anxiety in young adults 18 and above who are looking to break free from the chains of anxiety and substance abuse.
What to Expect from the Tranquil Shores Program
At Tranquil Shores, we provide customized, individualized treatment utilizing the Integrated Recovery Model that focuses on the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, social and behavioral aspects of the mind and body. Our unique treatment plans help clients move past their anxiety and addiction issues. By addressing the underlying cause of anxiety, we can prepare you for the successful and fulfilling sober life you once enjoyed.
Some of our most successful treatment programs include personalized therapies designed to meet your specific needs along with supportive group and family treatment sessions. We focus on the full recovery of our clients by also encouraging participation in yoga, acupuncture, Tai Chi, crystal bowl sound healing, Kai Chi Do and meditation.
Once treatment is complete, our clients proceed to an individualized aftercare program that is designed to help them prevent relapse as they slowly and gradually transition back into the real world. We also provide our clients with the knowledge and skills they need to cope with triggers, so they can lead successful and healthy lives.
Florida Rehab for Anxiety Disorder & Substance Abuse
To successfully address the physical and psychological issues at the heart of anxiety, we provide holistic therapies to help calm the mind and body. Our successful 3:1 client-counselor ratio allows for more individual sessions to work on the issues that may be the cause of the anxiety. During these times, you can explore your problems and address the triggers and causes behind your anxiety. We believe this personalized approach to anxiety and substance abuse provides you with the best setting to face your fears, overcome your addiction, reclaim your life and achieve full recovery by taking control of your emotional, physical, spiritual, social, behavioral and mental health.
Where to Go for Anxiety Help: Tranquil Shores in Florida
For more information about our recovery program, our personalized treatment plans and group and family therapy sessions, call us today at (727) 888-6623. Our beachside location will make you feel safe while you receive supportive treatment to make a full recovery.
Tranquil Shores maintains a 3:1 client-to-counselor ratio, making it easy for you to receive a personalized experience. Contact us online to get started.
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