MILFORD, Del., September 14, 2020 / PRNewswire / – September is recovery month as opioid epidemic ravages the nation Delaware and surrounding regions are the hardest hit.
Banyan treatment centers opens a facility in Milford, DE On Sept 14th due to an overwhelming demand for detox and drug addiction and mental health care in the region Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC. The area has been plagued with addiction.
Now with the attack of COVID-19, the region is also experiencing a spike in alcoholism and mental health problems. The Banyan Delaware facility Milford will provide detoxification and residential services. These lifesaving services treat dual diagnosis cases; people who struggle with alcohol and substance use disorders as well as mental disorders.
“Many people lost their jobs during the pandemic, leading to depression, stress and increased mental disorders,” said Banyan Treatment Centers National Public Relations Director. Allison Seriani Rush. “We are experiencing a high census at Banyan across the board.”
Banyan Delaware is only a two hour drive from these disadvantaged communities. The demand from people in need of assistance is huge due to the lack of treatment centers in these areas.
Delaware is also the second in the nation West Virginia for having the worst death rates from overdoses per 100,000. In 2018 Delaware had 401 overdose deaths. That rose by eight percent in 2019 to 431 deaths. In the first six months of this year, there were 199 overdose deaths.
“This increase is more than we saw during the same six-month periods in 2018 and 2019, when we had record years of overdose deaths in the region,” said Rush.
The Banyan Delaware branch in Milford marks the 12th location rural, with other facilities across the street Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Florida, Californiaand Illinois. The facility opens with 32 beds. When construction is complete in late 2020, the 34,000-square-foot facility will have 60 beds.
Banyan offers a plethora of care options, including medically supervised detox, residential care, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and inpatient care, and alumni services. The facilities also offer daily group therapy sessions and weekly individual advice for stabilization and support.
Patients can attend smaller, more intimate therapy sessions as well as gender-specific groups. Banyan also offers chiropractic services, acupuncture, and a Biofeedback Serenity bed that is especially helpful for panic and anxiety disorders.
Banyan treatment centers is one of the largest private drug and alcohol addiction and mental health treatment centers in the US. An independent study found that Banyan’s success rate is 84 percent, which is 30 percent higher than other US treatment centers (54 percent).
The organization also has a Joint Commissioned Accreditation, which recognizes industry leadership and provides quality drug addiction and mental health treatments. Joint Commission Accreditation is an independent, not-for-profit organization that certifies U.S. health care programs.
Banyan treatment centers are located in Philadelphia; Laurel Run, PA; Boston; Chicago; Gilman, IL; Boca Raton, FL; Pompano Beach, FL; Stuart, FL; Lake Worth, FL; Palm Beach Shores, FL; Palm Springs, California and now Milford, DE.
“The Banyan team in Delaware Milford will focus on each individual’s desire to make life-changing changes that will lead to the path of recovery. We will provide compassionate and informed treatment in line with the mission and philosophy of Banyan Treatment Centers, ”said Joshua Gamaitoni, born in Delaware, vice president of Business Development for Banyan Treatment Centers nationwide.
To see how Banyan Treatment Centers is changing the lives of addicted individuals, see the organization media section or addiction blog. If you or someone you know suffer from addiction or mental health problems, please call us today at (888) 230-3122.
For more information or to schedule a meeting, please contact Allison Seriani Rush Bee [email protected] or (954) 263-9111.
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