Addiction and Mental Disorders
43,600,000. That staggering number is the estimated total of Americans suffering from some form of addiction or mental health disorder, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). About 18 percent of those will suffer from both substance abuse and mental illness.
At Earthman Psychiatry & Addiction Medicine, we are dedicated to comprehensive diagnostic and treatment methods to release patients from the pain of psychiatric conditions including addiction. Board-certified addiction specialist and psychiatrist Dr. Earthman treats the following conditions:
- Panic Attacks
- Generalized anxiety disorder
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Acute stress disorder
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Social phobia
- Specific phobia
- Major Depressive Disorder
- Bipolar I & II Disorder (Manic-depressive illness)
- Atypical depression
- Dysthymia (long term, severe depression)
- Psychotic depression
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Inattentive Type
- Hyperactive Type
- Combined type
Personality Disorders (PD)
- Borderline PD, Narcissistic PD, Histrionic PD, and others
We have successfully helped many patients overcome the following addictions:
- Prescription pain medications (pain pills)
- Opioid Addiction
- Cocaine and other stimulants
- Sedative medications (Xanax, Valium, Clonazepam, Ativan, Ambien)
Dr. Earthman offers comprehensive, on-going treatment for a wide range of addictions, utilizing office-based outpatient detox and rehab when appropriate. Treatment on an outpatient basis allows patients to live in their own homes in order to work or care for loved ones while managing substance addiction.
Your individualized treatment plan may include lifestyle changes, psychotherapy, and medications specifically for treating addiction such as Vivitrol®(naltrexone), SUBOXONE®, or Chantix®when needed.
Psychiatrist in Cedar Park, TX
Don’t let addiction or treatable psychiatric conditions rule your life any longer. Psychiatric expert Dr. Earthman’s extensive knowledge and training allow him to understand the deepest of issues surrounding mental health in order to help his patients achieve total wellness.
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