At rebirth, we offer both inpatient and outpatient treatment for mental illness. A multidisciplinary team of psychiatrist, social workers, psychiatric nurses and care takers constantly work towards improving the mental health of the patient. The treatment strategies include medication, psychotherapies and counseling by experts.
Psychiatry rehabilitation is a process of reestablishment of the individual who has psychiatric disability back into the community as well as to enhance his ability to cope with that environment. Our services combine biological treatment, independent living, psychological support, social skills training, Vocational training and rehabilitation and facilitating access to productive work options.
These services are tailor made for each patient involving collaborative, person directed and individual approach. We work with the Mission that individuals recovering from Mental Illnesses are able to live with dignity and work in the community successfully, enjoy active social lives, attend school, practice their faith, maintain a healthy Lifestyle, while managing their own illness with the support they may need.
A mental illness is a disease that causes mind to severe disturbances behavior and thoughts, resulting in an inability to cope with life’s ordinary demands and routines. Some of the more common disorders are depression, bipolar disorder, dementia, schizophrenia and anxiety disorders. Symptoms may include changes in mood, personality, personal habits and social withdrawal.
Our psychologists treat mental Illness with commitment, compassion and with highest standards of health care. Researches conclude that many of the mental challenges are caused by the combination of Genetic, Biological, Psychological & Social factors and the recovery is not simply a matter of will and self discipline. It should be treated by Medical Professionals than by any other means.
A psychiatric assessment, or psychological screening, is a process of gathering information about a person with a psychiatric (or mental health) disorder, with the purpose of making a diagnosis. The assessment is usually the first stage of a treatment process. The assessment includes social and biographical information, direct observations and data from specific psychological tests. It is typically carried out by a psychiatrist, but it could be a multi-disciplinary process involving nurses, psychologists, occupational therapist, social workers, and professional counselors.
In a minority of cases, hospitalization may be necessary so that an individual can be closely monitored, accurately diagnosed or have medications adjusted when his or her mental illness temporarily worsens.
Medication does not outright cure mental illness. However, it may help with the management of symptoms. Medication paired with psychotherapy is the most effective way to promote recovery.
Case Management – Case management coordinates services for an individual with the help of a case manager. A case manager can help assess, plan, and implement a number of strategies to facilitate recovery.
Mental Health Treatments
Many people diagnosed with mental illness achieve strength and recovery through participating in individual or group treatment. There is no treatment that works for everyone – individuals can chose the treatment, or combination of treatments, that works best.
Psychotherapy is the therapeutic treatment of mental illness provided by a trained mental health professional. Psychotherapy explores thoughts, feelings and behaviors to improve an individual’s well-being. Psychotherapy paired with medication is the most effective way to promote recovery. Some of the therapies include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Exposure Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, etc.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a blend of cognitive therapy and behavioral therapy. It helps a person focus on his or her present situational crisis and how to solve them. Both patient and therapist need to be actively involved in this process. The therapist helps the patient learn how to identify distorted thinking patterns, recognize and change inaccurate beliefs, relate to others in more positive ways, and change behaviors accordingly.
- Interpersonal Therapy
- Family therapy
- Group Therapy
- Psychosocial Rehabilitation
- Supportive Therapy
- Recreation Therapy
A support group is a group meeting where members guide each other towards the shared goal of recovery. Support groups are often comprised of nonprofessionals, but recovered persons from addiction that have suffered from similar experiences.
Self Help Plan
A self-help plan is a unique health plan where an individual addresses his or her condition by implementing strategies that promote wellness. Self-help plans may involve addressing wellness, recovery, triggers or warning signs.
Peer Support refers to receiving help from individuals who have suffered from similar experiences. They also support individuals to go about a unique plan on based on their personal experience.
After Care Services
Treatment helps a patient to understand the nature of the mental illness and developing coping strategies. After Care Services promote Long term Recovery and spread awareness of Mental Illness as a disease and its ramifications to the Individual, Family and Society.