What Mental Health Conditions Are Treated?
Phoenix Rising mental health services will include treatment for a wide spectrum of disorders, including:
Anxiety Disorders. The anxiety disorder spectrum includes variations of the ways anxiety can manifest in thought and behavior patterns. The common thread in all anxiety disorders is irrational fear and worry, which drives the associated symptoms. Other common anxiety symptoms include muscle tension, headache, racing heart, sweating, and shallow breathing.
Depression. Depression can become debilitating if left untreated. Depression features disruption in daily functioning due to loss of interest in usual activities, persistent sadness, fatigue, sleep problems, slowed cognitive and motor functioning, changes in eating habits and weight, feelings of worthlessness, shame, and guilt, difficulty concentrating, and suicidal ideation.
Bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is a complex mental health disorder that features extreme mood shifts between depressive episodes and manic episodes.
Borderline personality disorder. Characterized by a mood swings, sensitive to criticism, fear of abandonment, feelings of emptiness, impulsive and high-risk behaviors, angry outbursts, unstable relationships, and self harming behaviors or suicide attempts.
Dependent personality disorder. Features the inability to function independently, a passive nature, needs constant support and relies heavily on others to make decisions.
PTSD and other trauma disorders. Characterized by the psychological effects of having witnessed or experienced a traumatic event. Symptoms include emotional detachment or numbness, sleep disorders, nightmares or flashbacks, avoidance of triggering situations, social withdrawal, and co-occurring substance abuse.
Attachment disorder. Disordered attachment in early childhood can set the stage for unhealthy replacement attachments later in life.
Substance use disorder recovery. Individuals in recovery often benefit from outpatient therapy and support. Therapy allows them to delve deeper into underlying emotion issues that may be contributing factors and begin the healing process in recovery.