It is common for individuals suffering from mental health and addiction issues to have co-occurring conditions. At The Redpoint Center, we address all aspects of the client’s care. In addition, we help individuals build a strong, trusting relationship with our onsite medical director. This connection is key.
All of our clients are evaluated by our onsite medical director, Dr. Honor Ashbaugh. Dr. Ashbaugh develops healthy attachment and trust with her clients. An attending physician is paramount to recovery from substance use disorder and addiction. Hence, Dr. Ashbaugh dedicates her time to The Redpoint Center and does not treat patients outside of this setting.
The Medical Model of Care
During the initial medical evaluation, Dr. Ashbaugh determines co-occurring conditions. It is important to treat the entire individual, taking all considerations into account. As a board-certified Internal Medicine physician for over 20 years, Dr. Ashbaugh has extensive experience. Furthermore, she treats adolescents and adults for physical illness, mental health disorders, and addiction.
Exemplary Clinical Care
Not all individuals admitted to The Redpoint Center have co-occurring conditions requiring medical care. However, recovery from substance use disorder and addiction often requires additional medical oversight. In these cases, clients visit with Dr. Ashbaugh on a regular basis. This care happens as often as is necessary. Dr. Ashbaugh works closely with other physicians and therapists involved in the patient’s care. In addition, if a co-occurring mental or physical illness is outside of her scope she refers. We hold professional ties with the most qualified local specialists for additional evaluation and treatment.
Success in substance abuse recovery often requires the assistance of a medical professional. Dr. Ashbaugh prides herself on being there for our clients. And clients requiring this additional medical support feel cared for and trust in Dr. Ashbaugh.