Mental health treatment is effective in helping young adults and their families manage the challenges that come about as a result of a mental health diagnosis. It can provide individuals with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to live a life of mental well-being. But, there are a variety of different mental health treatment approaches, levels of care, and therapeutic offerings. So, it’s important to know how to choose the best mental health treatment facility for your individual needs. Fortunately, there are some tips that you can use to choose the right mental health treatment facility for you.
Some tips on choosing the right mental health treatment facility include:
Everyone has different needs when it comes to mental health care. So, treatment should be individualized to these needs. This is why it’s important to ensure that the mental health treatment facility you’re considering offers individualized care that’s specific to your needs and expectations for treatment. For example, if you are struggling with symptoms of depression, make sure that the treatment center you’re considering offers depression treatment and therapy programs.
Furthermore, your needs may include having to stay close to home and your centralized support system. In this case, it may be important to choose a facility that is close to home. Or, needing a specific type of care, like outpatient treatment, so that you continue your daily responsibilities like taking care of your children or going to school. When you consider your individual, specific needs for treatment when researching facilities, you will be better prepared to have the most success.
It’s important to do your research about a facility before you commit to a treatment program. This can include researching the various treatment programs and services a center provides. It can also include reading previous patient reviews and testimonials to get a better feel for the experience you can expect.
The financial obligations required for mental health treatment can be a big factor in determining which treatment center is right for you. This is why it’s important to consider finances and how you’ll pay for treatment before choosing a facility. Ask questions about whether or not a treatment facility accepts your insurance plan and how much you can expect your insurance to cover. And, if there are any out-of-pocket expenses you can expect to pay.
Finally, before choosing a mental health treatment facility, don’t forget to ask any questions you have so that you have the knowledge you need to feel confident about your decision. Ask any questions that come to mind and even write them down so that you have these at the ready when you speak with your provider. The more you know about a facility, the better you will feel about making the right choice.
Yellowbrick offers specific mental health care services to young adults and their families. If you are a young adult or a family member of a young adult who is struggling with symptoms of mental illness, we are here to help. Find out if our mental health care facility is right for you by checking out more about our programs and services and the conditions we treat on our website.
Yellowbrick collaborates with adolescents and emerging adults, ages 16-30's, their families and participating professionals toward the development and implementation of a strategic “Life Plan.” An integrative, multi-specialty consultation clarifies strengths, limitations, and risks, and defines motivations, goals and choices.
A mental health condition that’s characterized by intense shifts in mood including both manic and depressive episodes.
People living with Major Depressive Disorder, or MDD, experience episodes of depression and sadness that are debilitating to daily life.
Those living with anxiety disorders experience high levels of anxiety and stress that interfere negatively with daily life.
A mental health issue in which a person’s cognitive function is impaired, resulting in symptoms like experiencing challenges with conducting speech, reading and writing, and behavior.
Mental health disorders that negatively affect a person’s behaviors, thought patterns, and function. People diagnosed with these disorders experience challenges with managing relationships and understanding various situations.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental health condition that people can develop as a result of experiencing traumatic situations, characterized by symptoms including flashbacks, avoidance behaviors, and more.
A mental health condition that is characterized by specific symptoms of forgetfulness and lack of concentration, which makes it challenging to complete necessary tasks.
Mental health conditions that interfere with a person’s eating habits, thought patterns, and behaviors in negative ways.
A mental health disorder diagnosable with the DSM-5 that is characterized by both obsessions and compulsive behaviors.