Icarus Behavioral Health Provides Information on Complex Trauma and PTSD Inpatient Treatment

Albuquerque, New Mexico -

Icarus Behavioral Health, which is based in Albuquerque, NM, has released new content on effective programs for CPTSD treatment, the best trauma residential programs, and the connections between PTSD and substance abuse. Icarus is capable of providing help to patients suffering from complex post-traumatic stress disorder (CPTSD) through residential treatment based on dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) that provides the individual with a safe environment to explore what occurred and to find relief via a wide range of holistic therapies.

A key component of CTPSD inpatient treatment is medication-assisted therapy to minimize the symptoms. Thus, it is important for the treatment center to have mental health professionals who are experienced and knowledgeable about the use of FDA-approved medications such as sertraline and paroxetine HCl including drugs being used off-label. Other components of the CPTSD treatment program are cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), DBT, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, exposure therapy, group therapy for peer support, and family therapy.

A group gets help through inpatient complex trauma treatment at Icarus in New Mexico

CBT can help with PTSD by helping in making changes to thoughts, feelings, and actions. This can also be very useful for patients who are both dealing with substance abuse in addition to trauma. Meanwhile, DBT is necessary for developing mindfulness and coping skills with the goal to learn how to cope with unpleasant emotions. EMDR therapy is designed to help the brain reprocess the traumatic memories, making them easier to handle and minimizing the long-term effects. Exposure therapy helps the patients examine their actions and relearn how to engage with their daily life.

Meanwhile, the second article explains what to look for in a trauma treatment center or the qualities of top inpatient trauma offerings. These include therapeutic services such as DBT for mindfulness and coping skills, traditional talk therapy to process and unpack, group therapy for peer-to-peer support, and family therapy; addiction treatment provided by professionals; medication for difficult-to-manage symptoms; and step-down programs to help patients reintegrate into daily life. Icarus Behavioral Health offers all of the above-mentioned treatments, thus providing patients with easy access to what they require for recovering from PTSD.

Icarus Behavioral Health is also equipped and accredited to serve both mental health primary clients and also dual diagnosis. It is important to note that there is an overlap between PTSD and substance abuse. Many individuals suffering from traumatic events have co-occurring diagnoses, including substance abuse. Icarus Behavioral Health understands the connection between substance abuse and PTSD. Thus, they offer patients the structure and the framework to deal with a substance use disorder and PTSD. Whether they choose to go for a residential treatment program or a type of partial hospitalization, clients are able to learn how to cope with a traumatic event without having to resort to drugs or alcohol.

Many PTSD patients find it difficult to sleep or concentrate. That is why they often try to relax and get some sleep by using alcohol or drugs. Unfortunately, drugs or alcohol don’t provide the lasting effects that PTSD patients want. Icarus Behavioral Health provides a holistic and robust addiction treatment program for individuals struggling with both substance abuse and PTSD.

Icarus Behavioral Health provides a facility that offers individualized and evidence-based drug and alcohol rehab treatment services in New Mexico and across the Southwest. They have a reputation as a premier behavioral healthcare provider of personalized and evidence-based treatment for a broad variety of drug or alcohol abuse and mental health disorders. Their rehab treatment centers use the natural attractions found in New Mexico and in the Southwest to offer an environment that makes it easier for clients to get on the road to recovery. In addition, they have successfully delivered services for maternal mental wellness or mental health due to their in-depth knowledge and experience regarding the particular needs of their community in Santa Fe and Albuquerque, and also in different locations in the Southwest.

Those who want to access the information resources about mental health and addiction, such as the links between trauma and addiction, can check out the Icarus Behavioral Health website or contact them on the telephone or through email. Those seeking immediate services are encouraged to reach out directly to their Admissions team by phone for more information and to discuss program availability.


For more information about Icarus Behavioral Health, contact the company here:

Icarus Behavioral Health
8601 Golf Course Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114