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Psychiatric Evaluations for Addiction

RiverMend Health Centers of Georgia Psychiatric Evaluations for Co-Occuring Disorders and AddictionRiverMend Health Centers of Georgia conducts free psychiatric evaluations as part of our comprehensive assessment process since co-occurring psychiatric disorders are common in patients with addiction and if untreated usually lead to relapse. The goal of our free psychiatric evaluations are to establish whether a mental disorder or other condition requiring the attention of a psychiatrist is present; to collect data sufficient to support a diagnosis; to collaborate with you or your loved one to develop an initial treatment plan, and to identify longer-term issues that need to be considered in follow-up care.

A multi-disciplinary team of experienced professionals at RiverMend Health Centers of Georgia will administer the free evaluation. Addiction and other psychiatric disorders are influenced by genetic and environmental factors. We develop working diagnoses and continuously re-evaluate your progress in treatment, adjusting your care to help prevent relapse and continue to improve your overall wellbeing.

What Does the Free Evaluation Explore?

  • Current and past use of alcohol, tobacco and illicit drugs, and any past treatment history
  • Medical history
  • Psychiatric history
  • Family history
  • Personal history (including birth complications, childhood development, parental care in childhood, educational and employment history, relationship and marital history, and criminal background)
  • Social and biographical information and circumstances

How Can the Results of a Free Psychiatric Evaluation Help Me?

  • Provide a comprehensive diagnostic assessment that covers a variety of issues (e.g., mood disorder, disruptive behavior issues, personality disorder, sexual compulsivity, trauma, other psychiatric disorders in addition to substance use/addiction)
  • Provide recommendations based on American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria regarding the optimal type and level of treatment (e.g., outpatient, residential)
  • Determine if treatment is necessary
  • Provide recommendations to assist monitoring agencies to increase accountability and facilitate re-entry into the workplace
  • Provide recommendations that will guide treatment planning and reduce risk of relapse

Request a Free Addiction Evaluation Today

RiverMend Health Centers of Georgia offers free comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, including diagnostic evaluations, psychotherapy service, medication management, and group and couples therapy for the spectrum of psychiatric disorders.

Call 1(844) 646-9313 to speak to a RiverMend Health Centers of Georgia addiction expert. Our compassionate, friendly staff will guide you through a free phone consultation, discuss your treatment options, and schedule an in-person evaluation from a physician.

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