Residential Patient Referrals

Professionals who are seeking more intensive services for patients and clients with mental health and substance abuse concerns can benefit from having a team in place to assist them in a collaborative effort to find appropriate placements. Acadia Healthcare’s national team of Treatment Placement Specialists (TPS) is available to fill this need.

With the extensive knowledge about mental health disorders and chemical dependency that the TPS team brings, professionals can rest assured that their patients will receive the best possible treatment from experienced and knowledgeable professionals.

Many individuals can benefit from residential treatment, which is a long-term option that typically lasts anywhere from a few weeks to a few months. Individuals in residential treatment are often seeking a period of sobriety from substances or a chance to escape the stressors of daily life and focus on building skills for improving their psychological health.

Residential treatment provides a number of unique benefits, including the following:

Around-the-Clock Care

Individuals in residential care live at the treatment center. As a result, they are able to benefit from 24-hour access to treatment professionals, as well as a carefully structured and controlled environment that is designed to provide maximum safety and security. In addition, living at the treatment center promotes bonding between individuals in treatment, giving them many opportunities to support and be supported by one another. Individuals in residential treatment benefit from a singular focus on managing mental health symptoms or building skills for long-term sobriety.

Smooth Transitions Between Levels of Care

Residential treatment programs often provide multiple levels of care. As a result, individuals in these programs can often transition directly to partial hospitalization programs (PHP) or intensive outpatient programs (IOP) in order to continue their journeys towards improved mental health and sobriety. The TPS team has extensive expertise in helping individuals find the right programs and levels of care that can best meet their needs.

Unified Treatment Experience

Individuals in a residential program benefit from being under the care of a cohesive team of treatment professionals who have specially designed their residential programs to meet the needs of individuals with mental health and chemical dependency concerns. The holistic treatment offered in residential care can be a powerful aid to individuals who are struggling with substance abuse and/or mental illness.

Regardless of an individual’s needs, the TPS team has a broad network and extensive experience that can enable individuals to find the treatment that can help them to live healthier lives.

If you have a patient in your care who you feel could benefit from residential treatment, and you would like assistance in finding the most appropriate center for meeting his or her needs, feel free to contact the TPS team at any time.

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