All patients coming to Manifestsenteret by reference are struggling with both drug addiction and mental health problems.

Evidence-based and theoretical knowledge of psychiatry and psychology as well as knowledge from the field of nursing and the social scientific disciplines are used to treat these disorders. The treatment is largely based on national guidelines for ROP disorders as well as other policies and guidelines for the treatment of mental and behavioral disorders.

Department 1

Department 1 has up to 12 places for patients in specialized multidisciplinary drug rehabilitation (TSB, field «Rus»). Patients come for evaluation and treatment of drug addiction and mental illness. Processing time is up to 6 months.

The treatment at department 1 is goal oriented. The therapy mainly implies social therapy, group therapy and individual therapy. The methods beeing used include motivational interviewing, cognitive therapy, mentalization and mindfulness.

Department 2

Department 2 holds 10 patients in mental health care and specialized multidisciplinary drug rehabilitation (TSB). It receives primarily patients for assessment and treatment of mental disorders and drug addiction simultaneously. The processing time is 9 months.

The treatment in Department 2 focuses mainly on improving the patients’ social skills and the ability to cope with emotional regulation. It is expected that the patient take responsibility and participate actively in their own treatment. Group therapy is an important part of the treatment.

We utilize treatment principles from among others cognitive therapy, mentalization, motivational interviewing, mindfulness and general group psychology.

Department 3

Department 3 holds up to 10 patients under psychiatric care. It receives primarily patients for assessment, treatment and stabilization of psychosis disorders and drug addiction simultaneously. The treatment period lasts up to 9 months.

The treatment methods in Department 3 is largely focused on environmental therapy with individual attention for each patient, individual therapy and group therapy. We work with mastery and patient resources, we attempt to optimize drug therapy, and we focuse on symptom mastery and training of ADL skills.

The methods we use include cognitive therapy, motivational interviewing, solution focused approach and mindfulness.