Mental Health Treatment

Meth Psychosis

The Roots of Meth Psychosis

Pick a drug that people abuse, and the chances are high that some lasting form of emotional scar is attached to that abuse. It doesn’t matter what the individuals’ drug of choice is; all substance abuse cases take a mental toll on the user. Sometimes it’s short-term memory loss – at...

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SMART Recovery Meetings

SMART Recovery Meetings

SMART Recovery (Self-Management and Recovery Training) is an effective alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). In this treatment modality, participants learn techniques that enable them to continue progressing in their recovery. While we also support 12 step recovery, the team at Icarus Behavioral Health embraces SMART Recovery as an evidence-based program...

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Treatment that Considers Trauma

Treatment that Considers Trauma

Icarus Embraces a Trauma Informed Treatment Model The following article will explain why it’s important that healthcare providers learn about Trauma-Informed Care (TIC), which means using an approach based on sound science and best practices to identify people who may have experienced traumatic events. This identification allows mental health professionals to...

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Mental Health for Mothers

Mental Health for Mothers

For many women, the arrival of a baby brings with it joy and excitement that can be hard to contain. After all, you've been waiting years for this moment! But even if your happiness shows through in your smile or giggle, not everyone will share in your joy. That's where the...

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What to Pack for Treatment

Packing to be Properly Prepared for Rehab The days leading up to an individual leaving for alcohol or substance abuse disorder treatment can produce a mixed bag of feelings. Excitement, nervousness, anxiety, and even elements of fear are all typical and normally arrive as a byproduct of preparing to enter the...

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Traveling for Treatment

Looking Outside Local Facilities for Improved Rehab Services You’ve made the decision to seek treatment for substance abuse disorder. Now, the most important part is choosing a suitable rehab facility. It’s critical that you carefully weigh your options, ensuring not to rush into this decision before doing your homework. When you’re deciding...

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Psychiatrist vs. Psychologist

Looking Closely at Mental Health Professionals: PhD vs MD When an individual with a substance abuse disorder enters treatment, they will see a variety of mental health professionals during their stay. There are counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists, and other experts in the mental health field that are vital throughout the entire process. One...

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