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​​​​​​Elder​​ Program Therapists Help with Mood Disorders

Mood disorders are common in elderly adults. Whether from illness or the side effects of medications and/or aging, our therapists offer innovative treatments for mood disorders and a range of elder conditions, including:

  • Addiction
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Behavior disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Chronic pain syndrome
  • Depression
  • Fear
  • Impulse control disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Psychosomatic disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Substance abuse (drugs or alcohol)

In addition, our Senior Enrichment Center at Polk Medical Center provides aging adults experiencing mental health issues with individual, group, family and marital therapy. 

Elder Issues with Substance Abuse

Affecting adults of all ages, substance abuse is a recognized medical brain disorder. Substance abuse refers to the abuse of illegal or legal substances, such as drugs or alcohol. Elderly individuals who are addicted to any substance can't simply stop, and treatment for their addiction can be more complex because of other health issues. Addiction issues with elderly patients are sometimes more difficult to treat because of necessary medications and more isolation due to lack of activities or relationships. Our skilled, experienced professionals at Floyd Behavioral Health use their clinical expertise to help lead elderly patients toward recovery using the appropriate treatments. 

​F​or More Information

If you need more information about our elder programs, including mood disorders and disease specific therapies, our team of skilled therapists at Floyd Behavioral Health can help. Please call 706.509.3500 and we'll be happy to answer your questions.