About 1 in 4 adults and almost as many adolescents suffer from psychiatric illness at some point in their lives. Unfortunately, signs of psychiatric disorders often go unnoticed, and those who would most benefit from treatment do not receive it.
For this reason, it is important to seek help from psychiatric experts who can diagnose and offer effective treatments. Psychiatric disorders are treatable, and patients do recover and function normally.
Avance Psychiatry has expertise in diagnosis and evidence-based, innovative treatments for:
Substance use disorders
Depressive and bipolar disorders
Anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorders
Attention deficit disorders
Avance Psychiatry also offers neuropsychological testing for ADHD, and cognitive impairment.
Our providers offer both counseling and medication management for mental health concerns including:
Addiction is an inability to stop using a substance or engaging in a behavior even though it is causing psychological and physical harm. At Avance Care, we specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of substance abuse and the mental health conditions that accompany it.
Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that results in mood and energy changes. It causes extreme mood swings that include emotional highs (mania or hypomania) and lows (depression). We use evidence-based methods to manage bipolar disorder and develop individualized and personalized treatment plans according to causes and symptoms.
OCD is an anxiety disorder and is characterized by recurrent, unwanted thoughts (obsessions) that make them feel driven to do something repetitively (compulsions). OCD varies from person to person, but the cycle is generally the same: an intrusive thought leads to anxiety or distress, leading to a compulsive behavior. Cognitive Behavior Therapy and medications can be used to treat OCD.
Chronic pain impacts 20% of Americans. The Pain Management team within Avance Psychiatry makes it easier to find relief. Led by Dr. Steven Prakken, a nationally recognized pain expert – the Pain Management team is dedicated to providing our patients with comprehensive and effective treatment.