ICTP is pleased to announce that our Spanish Parent Coaching Group starts April 23, 2018 Spanish-speaking parents and caregivers of youth with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders are invited to attend this FREE 5-week workshop. Families can expect to learn about the teenage brain and why co-occurring disorders require a different set of strategies. We will also talk about skills to help develop healthy household rules, reduce conflict, build relationships, and maintain safety in the home. THS Psychiatric more..
ICTP Director Dr. Susan Caverly was a featured panelist at Sno-Isle Libraries Issues That Matter series on March 7, 2018. Other panelists were ICTP Therapist Rochelle Long, Co-Occurring Disorder Specialist for Stanwood-Camano School District and Megan Boyle, Director of Children’s Intensive Services at Compass Health. Dr. Caverly offered a unique perspective in this panel. She has seen the impact of co-occurring disorders in teens on a professional and a personal level. The panel discussed some of the treatment options for more..
How is ICTP different from other programs? Often youth with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders see multiple providers, one who specializes in each area. Integrated treatment means that one therapist provides both mental health and substance use treatment at the same time. In ICTP, youth also have access to psychiatric services if needed. Integrated treatment reduces stress on families since they don’t have to coordinate multiple appointments. It can also help reduce costs. In addition, fewer appointments means more..
THS is proud to announce our 2017 Mental Health and Substance Use Program Outcomes For both youth and adult clients, we track progress every 90 days on a number of general measures of improvement towards treatment goals. For the Substance Use program, we track measures of improvement such as basic medical care received, alleviation of chronic symptoms and reduction in use of alcohol and drugs. For Mental Health, we track the development of self-management skills, improvements in mood and behavior, more..
Parenting a teen with mental health and substance use concerns is different! ICTP staff have seen firsthand the difficulties involved in raising teens with these complex needs. We have heard from countless parents that the “usual” strategies just aren’t working and that they feel they are running out of ideas. We understand and we want to help. Parents and caregivers of youth with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders are invited to attend a FREE 5-week workshop with ICTP more..