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Behavioral Health Treatment

Behavioral Health Treatment

Behavioral health disorders and substance use often go hand in hand. A healthy mind and body ensure you’ll experience a smoother journey through drug treatment and rehabilitation. MERIT’s drug rehabilitation center in Yakima provides the behavioral health treatment services you need to overcome substance use disorders and ensure a lasting recovery.

What is Behavioral Health Treatment?

Behavioral health encompasses how your thought processes and daily habits impact your overall wellbeing, including your physical, mental, and emotional health. Behavioral health treatment ensures you have the knowledge and tools to achieve overall health. MERIT’s caring team offers the assistance you need to manage obstacles when overcoming substance use disorders, whether you need food assistance to support a healthy diet, exercise, group therapy, or individual mental health counseling services.

MERIT’s Approach to Behavioral Health Intake

MERIT’s outpatient addiction treatment professionals understand each person’s addiction recovery journey differs. During your intake at our CARF accredited addiction center, a behavioral health coordinator will ask many questions to identify your needs, including:

  • Contact information
  • Insurance and payment options
  • Occupation
  • Medical history
  • Substance use history, including prescriptions
  • Current mental state, including depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts
  • History of mental and behavioral health counseling
  • Current life stressors
  • Addiction recovery and behavioral health goals

After performing a thorough behavioral health assessment, we’ll establish a customized treatment plan for you, selecting the best providers and locations to help you manage the specific life challenges you’ll face during addiction rehabilitation.

Common Behavioral Health Services in Addiction Recovery

MERIT offers one-on-one and group behavioral therapy with licensed counselors, social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, and other addiction treatment professionals. We’ll prescribe specific protocols to address the underlying causes behind behaviors impacting your drinking and drug use and recovery, suggesting intensive outpatient, outpatient, online, and telehealth services based on your unique needs. Recommended services may also include mental health therapy, moral reconation, detoxification treatment, family therapy, and other forms of care.

Benefits of Behavioral Health Services

Behavioral health treatment at MERIT delivers immediate and lasting benefits. Understanding and changing your thinking and behavioral patterns allows you to manage stress better and avoid triggers, helping you feel more in control. Addressing physical and mental health concerns improves your overall well-being and ability to remain accountable. These positive changes put you on a path to improving your life situation, including restoring relationships and finding permanent employment and housing so you can lead a fuller, more meaningful life.

Schedule a Behavioral Health Assessment

Begin your journey to recovery with behavioral health treatment at MERIT. Contact us at 877-789-3344 to schedule a behavioral health consultation at our Ellensburg, Kennewick, Pasco, Sunnyside, Toppenish, Wapato, or Yakima addiction rehabilitation center today.