Find Local Treatment Options
Call 800-481-6320 to speak with an alcohol or drug abuse counselor.

Methods of Treatment in Rehab for Anxiety

Anxiety is a natural response to fear or a perceived threat, but, for millions of people, it is persistent and uncontrollable, interfering with daily routines, social functioning, and their ability to live a healthy and satisfying life.

Methods of treatment in rehab for anxiety combine various types of counseling, psychotherapy interventions, and possibly medications to help the person relieve their anxiety and manage their lives in a more positive manner.

Call 800-481-6320 toll free for help finding treatment today.

About Anxiety Disorders

mental health rehab

Anxiety rehab programs help you learn to cope with your symptoms in a safe and healthy way.

According to the American Psychiatric Association, there are several different types of anxiety disorders such as generalized anxiety disorders, panic disorders, and phobias. The causes, severity, and symptoms are unique to the individual, but, many have:

  • Excessive and constant worries or overwhelming fears
  • Uncontrollable, obsessive, or intrusive negative thoughts that can lead to an inability to focus, depression, isolation, or behavioral problems that interfere with work, school, and other relationships
  • Abused alcohol or drugs to self-medicate

Counseling

Counseling is a method of treatment in rehab for anxiety that focuses on guiding and supporting the individual and helping them with their interpersonal needs. It may include family, couples, or group counseling, education, and the identification of specific psychosocial services that will help the individual in the long run take more control over their life.

Medications

Benzodiazepines may be prescribed for short-term use, but, should not be the first line of treatment without comprehensive counseling and therapies to help the person get to the root of their anxiety and other underlying problems or issues that need to be changed.

Behavioral Interventions

Methods of treatment in rehab for anxiety encompasses a wide range of behavioral therapies to break the hold uncontrollable anxiety can have on the person. This involves changing thought patterns and the emotions or reactions to them, developing behaviors that are more positive and healthy, and learning skills and techniques to cope with or avoid anxiety related conditions.

We can help you find treatment for anxiety. Call 800-481-6320 toll free today.

The most common behavioral therapies in rehab for anxiety include:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapies (CBT) which help the person to identify problematic areas and reconsider how they think about themselves, their environments, and the people around them and how certain behaviors have an effect how they think and feel. By recognizing the relationships between beliefs, thoughts, emotions, and actions that lead to habits, good and bad, CBT teaches the person how to make their lives better by changing those areas that are negative and unhealthy.
  • Exposure Therapy is a form of CBT that helps to reduce responses to fear and anxiety by gradually exposing the person to those situations or conditions until they become less sensitive to them over time.
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a form of therapy which can be integrated with CBT techniques to combine acceptance (living in the day and experiencing things without unreasonable judgments) and change. DBT teaches mindfulness and skills for interpersonal effectiveness, regulating emotions, and tolerating distress.

 

More Rehab Centers Resources

Palm Partners Proudly Offers Dual Diagnosis Treatment for Successful Recovery from Chemical Dependency

Dual diagnosis treatment can help you overcome your addiction once and for all!

Palm Partners of Delray Beach, Florida is proud to offer dual diagnosis treatment to assist individuals in overcoming both chemical dependency and co-occurring mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression and bi-polar disorder. During the dual-diagnosis program at Palm Partners Recovery Center, clients learn about their individual mental health problem and they also learn the….

Continue reading

Holiday Season Blackout Episodes and the Need for Alcohol Rehab

Alcohol abuse has a way of progressing along, all on its own, gradually diminishing a person’s ability to control his or her intake. Before long, excess drinking brings on blackout episodes that increase in frequency and duration over time. The holiday season in particular offers any number of opportunities to engage in drinking behaviors, allowing….

Continue reading

How Rehab Centers Treat Opiate Addiction

methods of treatment for addiction to opiates

Opiate addictions have seemingly taken the United States by storm, with an estimated two million Americans reportedly abusing opiates in 2009, according to the National Center for Biotechnology Information. The common practice of prescribing opiates to treat pain-related conditions has left those most vulnerable to addiction to fend for themselves. Recreational users also soon discover….

Continue reading

Addiction – A Disease of Chronic Relapse

Don't let relapse happen to you!

Relapse – it’s the number one feature of nearly any addiction that tends to remain the same across the board. It’s also one of the most painful aspects of any addiction treatment program and it plagues most every recovering addict at least once and typically many times throughout their lives. Relapse happens to the vast….

Continue reading

What Happens in Catholic Drug Rehab?

addiction and spirituality

Over the course of decades, the addictions field has amassed a wealth of information and expertise on how to best help addicts overcome the effects of substance abuse. While certain standard treatment protocols remain the same across the board, rehab programs have branched off into a number of different approaches for treating addiction. According to….

Continue reading

4 Ways to Go to Executive Drug Rehab without Ruining your Career

Everyone knows the stereotype of the people who go to drug rehab. They’re junkies. They’re unclean. They live on the streets, they prostitute, and they don’t care about anything but themselves. That’s who people think of when they think of drug rehab. Yet, that’s not the case. Addiction doesn’t have biases and there are thousands….

Continue reading

What to Expect at a Treatment Center

Let us help you find a treatment center!

Every treatment center is different but in most cases they all have many similarities. Your treatment will vary according to your own individual needs and the type of addiction that you suffer from but otherwise knowing what to expect at a treatment center is pretty standard. Here’s a look at what you can expect when….

Continue reading

Can You Recognize the Physical Signs of Drug Addiction?

Drug addiction can cause physical symptoms and signs.

Struggling with drug addiction is a terrible situation that many people deal with alone. Isolation and feelings of helplessness or shame are all too common for those addicted to drugs. The good news is that nobody has to deal with drug addiction alone. If somebody that you love is addicted to drugs do you think….

Continue reading

New Treatment Center Opens in Syracuse

Syracuse has a new, state-funded addiction treatment center called the CUSE Recovery Community and Outreach Center. This facility will offer New Yorkers in the Syracuse area the chance to recover safely from opioid and other types of drug addiction syndromes. Among its treatment options will be peer group support, social games and activities, workforce training,….

Continue reading

Still can't find the help you are looking for?Get Started Now
Accepted Insurances / View the full list
For inquiries call800-481-6320

Accepted Insurances Does My Insurance
Cover This?

Pin It on Pinterest

Shares
Share This