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Anxiety Clinical Guidelines & Resources

About the Guidelines

The clinical guidelines and policies on this page assist clinicians in standardizing the evaluation, diagnosis, and care of patients, with the goal of achieving optimal outcomes. The guidelines translate national recommendations and the best available evidence into local context.

Adherence to these guidelines should limit unwanted or unintended variation in practice, but guidelines are not meant to be prescriptive. The clinician retains the responsibility to select the appropriate guideline for a particular patient and to use the guideline to the extent that it serves the individual patient.

Any given approach must be carefully considered with each individual patient to ensure that an effective Shared Decision Making process is in place, which reflects the patient's personal wishes, medical history, and family history.

Anxiety Pathways

Handouts

Guidelines

Outcome Measures

Aids to Tapering of Benzodiazepines

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Manuals

Self-Help Resources

Documentation Handouts

Thought Record Handouts

Breathing-Progressive Relaxation Handouts

Exposure Handout

The Dual Diagnosis Intensive Outpatient Program (DDIOP) is designed to address persons with co-occurring conditions of additions and psychiatric disorders simultaneously. The programs consists of 15, 3-hour group sessions. Each 3-hour session includes: Check-In Group, Education Group and Group Therapy. Additionally, a psychiatrist is available for medication consultation for individuals that are not presently connected with a psychiatrist either inside or outside the clinic. The program is abstinent based and is designed for individuals who are unable to benefit from a less intensive level of care. To make a referral, please contact our Outpatient Referral Center at (207) 761-6644.

Program Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:00PM-3:00PM. Fridays from 9:00AM- 12:00PM

The Partial Hospital Program (PHP) provides an individualized and comprehensive treatment approach designed to avert hospitalization or to assist the patient's transition from inpatient care to a structured, outpatient level of care. It provides short term, intensive daily programming by an interdisciplinary team skilled in the treatment of mental illness and co-occuring disorders. Groups focused on coping skill development and the predominant modality of care, though individual and family meetings are included as indicated.

Program Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00AM to 2:45PM. Wednesdays from 9:00AM to 1:45PM

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