Cambridge Behavioral Hospital offers treatment to men and women, ages 18 and older, who are suffering primarily from a mental illness that has contributed to a substance use disorder. Otherwise known as a dual diagnosis, or co-occurring disorder, these ailments require a very special level of care that we are proud to provide.
The program is designed for individuals who have a substance use disorder and are exhibiting one or more of the following co-occurring mental health issues:
Cambridge Behavioral Hospital provides the highest quality assessment, diagnosis, stabilization, and treatment for adults with co-occurring substance use disorders which require inpatient care.
At each level in the continuum of care, we provide treatment with kindness, empathy, and dignity. In this way, we maximize each patient’s ability to achieve a successful, long-term recovery. During the assessment process, we help patients identify their histories and goals to effectively place them at the right level of care.
Before a patient begins treatment, several assessments are conducted to evaluate their physical, social, and emotional health. This helps determine the appropriate level of care, whether that’s our Adult Mental Health Program or our Co-Occurring Substance Use Disorder program.
To provide effective co-occurring substance use disorder treatment, we employ a variety of evidence-based treatments. Some of these include:
Planning for discharge, be it returning to a home environment or an alternate living arrangement, begins the day of admission. Social workers and the treatment team, with the input and assistance of family members, help to make the return to community living a safe and seamless experience. This improves each patient’s chances of avoiding relapse in the future and maintaining a healthy, happy outlook on life.