Four decades of healing history, the top experts in an often-misunderstood field, and the most advanced approaches to address a wide range sexual addiction and behavioral disorders.
Our comprehensive program addresses sexual addictions, unresolved trauma, and co-occurring issues, going beyond symptoms to explore root issues and lay the groundwork for lasting healing.
Group and one-on-one therapy are just the beginning. We employ a wide range of methods and modalities, including valuable peer support, to address each person’s unique needs.
Let us help you determine if our program is right for your situation, discuss insurance coverage, payment options, and let you know what to expect upon arriving at treatment.
Change takes work, but it can’t be harder than living with unresolved addiction, trauma, and other disorders. If you or someone you love needs help, we’re ready and waiting.
Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is characterized by intense ups and downs — periods of mania (hyperactivity) followed by depression. Some cases may be mild enough to go undiagnosed for years, while others are very severe, causing fluctuations in mood and behavior that can make individuals volatile enough to be a danger to themselves and others. The cause of bipolar disorder is unknown, but the onset of the disease is influenced by both genetic and environmental factors
Bipolar disorder is life-disrupting, and those suffering from this condition are vulnerable to self-medicating, turning to drugs or alcohol to manage their ups and downs. According to one study, 56% of individuals with bipolar disorder had a lifetime substance use disorder — and substance misuse or addiction can make a growing sex addiction problem even worse.
An estimated 2.8% of US adults had bipolar disorder in the past year and more than 4% of US adults experience bipolar disorder at some time in their lives, according to data from the National Institute of Mental Health. And the issue can start early: Nearly 3% of adolescents had bipolar disorder in the past year, and of those, 2.6% experienced severe impairment.
Signs of a manic episode:
Signs of a major depressive episode:
These complex mental health issues need treatment from an experienced team that understands how to address co-occurring disorders like sex addiction and bipolar.
Gentle Path is a safe, nurturing community composed of peers where your journey of recovery will include not just dealing with outward behaviors but examining the underlying causes. The goal is to gain the courage to face difficult issues (including grief and loss), heal from emotional trauma, and become accountable for your feelings, behaviors, and recovery.
Taking that first step is hard, but there’s a new life of health and hope just waiting for you. The next chapter of your life can begin now, but only you can change your story.
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