Mental illnesses are often devastating and debilitating to the patient and destroy their capacity to lead a normal family and social life. Seeking help at the right time is crucial to managing illnesses and preventing irreversible damage to self and relationships.
While the illness affects the individual, the families who are the chief caregivers suffer equally because they have a lack of skills to handle critical situations and inadequate knowledge of the nature of illness.
In such a scenario, what is needed is not just medical intervention but holistic therapeutic approaches to reintegrate them into society. They need psychiatric treatment that is scientifically planned and tailored, organized counseling, and rehabilitation program aimed at recovery and reintegration.
At Cadabam’s Psychiatric Rehabilitation is an individualized and collaborative process that take effect with long term/continuous support and care. The treatment goals that are offered by our team are designed in a way that you receive the best chances to grow, learn, heal, and change.
A patient who accepts that they need rehabilitation and is willing to gain from the treatment plans will have a unique profile.There are some factors that professionals will pay attention to when it comes to treating addiction, substance abuse, and mental illnesses:
People with psychiatric/mental health problems have limitations and challenges while performing certain tasks and functions due to illness.Psychosocial rehabilitation helps them overcome their challenges in a controlled setting.
CHALLENGES FACED BY THOSE SUFFERING FROM MENTAL ILLNESS:
Impairment: Loss of normal function or abnormality of mental or physical function.
Eg: Hallucinations, Delusions, Depression, Anxiety
Dysfunction: Inability to take care of themselves and be independent.
Eg: Inability to work, Taking care of self, Problems for simple activities like bath, brushing
Disability: Restriction or lack of ability to perform a social role.
Eg: unemployment, under/discontinued education, Homelessness
Disadvantage: Lack of opportunity due to stigmatization of mental illness.
Eg: Discrimination, Stigma
It is defined as medication and treatment in a supervised and structured environment to help patients reintegrate into society.
REHABILITATION MAY INVOLVE:
Patients that require initial critical care are admitted to the Cadabams Neuro-Psychiatry Multi-Specialty Hospital for observation and psychological first aid and associated therapy. Subsequently, they are transferred to the rehabilitation hospital depending on the nature of their complaint, that is, Psychiatric or Addiction rehabilitation centers. When you admit yourself to Cadabam’s rehab center, you will be assessed and evaluated. This is done to discuss the following-
>>Your current physical and mental health condition
>>If you have a history of substance abuse
>> If you have any variables that trigger your disease
Evaluations will help the rehab team come up with a treatment plan that will work best for you.
We have a roster of highly qualified and experienced consultant psychiatrists and clinical psychologists at Cadabams both in psychiatry and addiction centers.In the engagement process, the treatment team along with a set of daily activities aimed at both short term rehabilitation process are laid out.
Mental health treatments are different, and they vary for patients. The treatment team will come up with a tailored plan for you involving Medication, Exercise Regimen,Occupational Therapy and a medley of Therapeutic approaches based on your unique challenges.
Through the treatment, you will be working with a primary counselor who will work with you and help identify your objectives and guide you with the utmost care. The pace and length of the treatment are mostly based on the specific case and many clinical milestones.
Gone are the days when psychiatric or addiction medication required a limited range of chemical formulations. Today the ease of availability of the required medication has made the psychiatrist’s job easier. This has resulted in a sharp recovery of patient’s overtime period. Given the abundance of in house psychiatric nurses who are guided by in-house Doctors in well equipped nursing hospital relapses, panic attacks, etc are well taken care of. Many patients who show signs of functional improvement are subjected to vocational therapy to compliment pharmacological interventions.
The Rehab process helps you in being in touch with your feelings, personal authenticity, gaining control over negative thoughts, and identifying triggers that lead to anxiety and helplessness. This will help you manage your condition and equip you with the tools and skills you need to get back to society and find purpose.