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Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center in Wheat Ridge

January 21, 2009
Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center in Wheat Ridge Contributed by: NAMI Jeffco on 12/29/2008 What: NAMI Jeffco (National Alliance on Mental Illness Jefferson County) invites the public to a free presentation to be given by Phil Bender-Stone, LCSW, Coordinator Therapeutic Service, Exempla Lutheran Medical Center Behavioral Health focusing on Dual Diagnosis Treatment...specifically the new Dual Diagnosis Treatment program designed for patients that have both an addiction and psychiatric diagnosis. An example of co-occurring illnesses might be a patient who has the diagnoses of Alcoholism and Bipolar Disorder. A new inpatient addiction-recovery center on the campus of West Pines Behavioral Health includes a 20 bed site, climbing wall, fitness center and other amenities. Learn more about the CD IOP (Chemical Dependency Intensive Outpatient Program at West Pines. Education and therapy groups that help clients identify addictive patterns and trains them in relapse prevention; stress management skills; individual case management by addiction specialists and more! This outpatient program works with clients to integrate their addiction recovery with treatment for their mental health disorder. Comprehensive levels of services are available. Learn more about the particular difficulties involved in meeting the treatment needs of people who have a mental illness and chemical addiction. Questions? Call Pam 720-635-5796. Where: Jefferson Center for Mental Health, 9808 W. Cedar Ave., Lakewood 80026 When: 7-8:30 p.m. Event Dates: This event takes place on 2/4/2009.