Assessments are detailed evaluations or screenings that give your provider information on your mental wellness and behaviors.
At Bridge the Gap Addiction and Mental Health Services, PLLC, Hazel provides assessments in preparation for planning your treatment. The assessments give her the information she needs to develop an individualized, effective care plan for you.
Hazel routinely uses assessments for:
Your mental health refers to your emotional, behavioral, and psychological wellness. These assessments screen for signs of common conditions such as anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
Substance use assessments evaluate you for substance abuse or substance abuse disorder, which is the habitual use of drugs like narcotics, marijuana, alcohol, or methamphetamine. These assessments may take note of the results of any blood tests, breath analysis, or urinalysis.
There are many reasons why you might need an assessment at Bridge the Gap Addiction and Mental Health Services, PLLC, including symptoms you notice in yourself or behaviors that others may point out to you.
Hazel helps you decide if an assessment can benefit you and help move your care plan forward.
You should consider inquiring about assessments for mental health or substance use if you experience:
As soon as your results are available, Hazel goes over them and their implications with you in detail. She also lets you know what they mean for the future of your treatment.
Hazel offers assessments in the office when you need them, but she understands that an office visit isn’t always convenient or even necessary for an assessment. For your convenience, Bridge the Gap Addiction and Mental Health Services, PLLC, provides telehealth services, including assessments.
Telehealth allows you to communicate with your provider via a video call, and you can log in from wherever. This means you don’t have to take a break from any caregiving responsibilities you have or spend the extra time and money it takes to get to the office.
Additionally, if you’re out of town, you don’t have to miss your appointment.
Bridge the Gap Addiction and Mental Health Services, PLLC, also offers mobile assessment services. If you choose this option, Hazel comes to you at a convenient location of your choosing, such as your house or apartment.
To schedule a mental health or substance abuse assessment for yourself or a loved one, call Bridge the Gap Addiction and Mental Health Services, PLLC, or book an appointment online today.