Aspire facilities offer both in-office and Telemedicine Psychiatric services. Our ABAM certified Psychiatrist or Family Nurse Practitioners can be consulted with for medication management, treatment team meetings, supervision, or to offer traditional psychiatric assessment and consultations. These services are provided during scheduled times.
According to SAMHSA's 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) (PDF | 3.4 MB) an estimated 43.6 million (18.1%) Americans ages 18 and up experienced some form of mental illness. In the past year, 20.2 million adults (8.4%) had a substance use disorder. Of these, 7.9 million people had both a mental disorder and substance use disorder, also known as co-occurring mental and substance use disorders.
Co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders impact one another and must be treated together. To be effective, both disorders must be treated at the same time, in the same place, by the same treatment team
Research shows that an integrated approach to treating co-occurring disorders results in the best possible patient outcomes.
Some of the most common mental health disorders found in chemically dependent people include mood- and anxiety disorders.