Our Treatment and Outcomes and Key Findings
Treatment of mental health conditions and substance use disorders for men and women ages 18 and older at Lifeskills focuses not just on the presenting problems but targets the underlying disorders that contribute to them. In a healing environment that promotes recovery, resiliency, and self-determination, our clinicians utilize a comprehensive approach to treatment that addresses all the challenges clients face.
In this report, you’ll learn more about our client-centered care and whole-person approach to treatment that’s guided through research and training such as the BASIS-24 Evaluation, DERS Evaluation, Drug Attitude Inventory (DAI-10), and BPRS Inventory. In our latest Treatment Outcomes Measurement report, we’ll cover results our clients experience post-treatment including:
reported an increase in their perceptions of the benefits of taking their medications as prescribed.
experienced an increase in the quality of their relationships.
endorsed a reduction of negative symptoms.
reported a reduction of intensity of overall symptoms from admission to discharge.
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Lifeskills South Florida vs. National Comparison
Lifeskills is one of the very few residential facilities in Florida dually licensed to provide treatment to individuals who present with either primary mental health or substance use disorders.
All levels of care are fully accredited by CARF and our transitional living services are certified by the Florida Association of Recovery Residences (FARR).
Our treatment team includes a Quintuple-Board Certified Psychiatrist and licensed doctoral and master’s level clinicians with multiple certifications in their specialties.
Reduced Depressive Symptoms
79% of Lifeskills clients reported a decrease in depressive symptoms and an increase in functioning (daily/role functioning, depression, and anxiety symptoms)
Reduced Emotional Liability
56% of Lifeskills clients reported less liability in mood (reduction in mood swings, racing thoughts, and feel short tempered) at discharge
Reduced Substance Abuse
83% of Lifeskills clients reported a reduction in urges to drink, abuse substances, and problems associated with drugs or alcohol at discharge
Reduced Self Harm
100% of Lifeskills clients reported a reduction in thoughts about hurting themselves and/or needing to end their lives