Virtual IOP for Co-Occurring Disorders

Holistic online mental health treatment program for adults and young adults dealing with co-occurring/dual diagnosis disorders.

co-occurring disorders
co-occurring disorders

Virtual IOP for Co-Occurring Disorders

Living with Co-Occurring or Dual-Diagnosis Disorders can feel like being trapped in an endless cycle of pain and chaos. Struggling with both a substance use disorder and a mental health disorder can be incredibly isolating, as the symptoms of each condition amplify the other. Every day may feel like an uphill battle, profoundly impacting your life, relationships, and sense of self. Here at Cornerstone, we recognize that your experiences with co-occurring disorders are deeply personal, and our team is dedicated to working closely with you to develop a treatment plan that honors your specific needs and goals.

Our Virtual Intensive Outpatient Program provides a compassionate, supportive environment to begin your journey toward healing and recovery. Through our online mental health program, you will have access to evidence-based therapies, support groups, and workshops that will help you manage your symptoms, build resilience, and work towards lasting change – all from the comfort of your home! You deserve to live a life filled with hope, purpose, and joy – and we’re here to support you every step of the way on your path to wellness.

How We Treat Co-Occurring Disorders & Symptoms

In our Virtual Intensive Outpatient Program (VIOP), we use a combination of evidence-based therapies, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), to help you manage and reduce your co-occurring or dual diagnosis symptoms. You’ll learn to identify and challenge negative thoughts and behaviors, develop skills to stay present, and effectively manage stress. Through virtual group therapy, individual counseling, and educational workshops, you’ll receive personalized support and practical tools tailored to your needs. Our team is committed to guiding you toward improved mental health and overall well-being.

About Our Online Program for
Co-Occurring Disorders

Immediate Support & Connection

Begin our online program for dual diagnosis disorder within 24 hours and get matched with a dedicated wellness coach.


Our support goes beyond mental health, we provide wellness coaching, medical treatment, and aftercare.


Our clients experience twice as much positive change from admission to discharge, compared to other programs.


Our coaches work closely with you during and after treatment to provide you with life skills, and personalized support.

The core Mental Health conditions we treat

online virtual program for anxiety disorders

In our virtual program for anxiety disorders, we use a comprehensive and evidence-based approach that focuses on our clients as individuals. We understand that every person’s experience with anxiety is different. We combine mindfulness practices and psychoeducation to help clients understand and manage their anxiety symptoms. Through regular virtual group and individual therapy sessions, clients develop new ways of coping, improve their emotional regulation, and build resilience in a supportive and interactive online environment. Additionally, our program includes access to a range of digital resources, continual support, and a dedicated wellness coach who works one-on-one to meet not only mental health needs but to coordinate medical, life skills, and needs for other resources.

Reach Out

Begin your journey to wellness by reaching out to our understanding team. We're just a call, form fill, or chat away, ready to provide you with a free and confidential consultation for co-occurring disorders.

Get Assessed

We'll take the time to understand your unique challenges, experiences, and mental health goals. From there, we'll create a tailored virtual treatment plan that addresses your co-occurring disorders, fits your lifestyle, and supports your needs.

Start Thriving

Access a comprehensive schedule that includes group therapy, individual therapy, and a dedicated wellness coach, all designed to empower you in navigating the complexities of co-occurring disorders and achieving lasting recovery.

Reach Out

We're just a call, form fill, or chat away, ready to provide you with a free and confidential consultation for co-occurring disorders.

Get Assessed

We will begin by understanding your mental health goals. Then, we will create a personalized virtual treatment plan that suits your schedule and matches your needs.

Start Thriving

You will gain access to your schedule, which will include group and individual therapy, and be matched with a dedicated wellness coach.

Our Simple Process to Get Started

Arizona's Premier Virtual IOP for Mental Health

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We accept most insurances

Real-Life Experiences of Healing and Transformation

“I'm eternally grateful for every experience"


Cornerstone Alumni

My experience here once I kept an open mind/ open heart, was as honest as possible & willing to do whatever I’m asked of/ can do for others.. I was exactly where I was meant to be. I’m eternally grateful for every experience I’ve had at cornerstone.

“I want to express my heartfelt gratitude”


Cornerstone Family

I’m posting this review as a colleague of CHC and as a grateful parent. I’ve always had the utmost respect, not only for the work that CHC has done, but also the culture amongst the organization. Without going into great detail, I just want express my heartfelt gratitude to Estil, Sead and Marcus for going above and beyond with saving the life of a loved one. Your compassion and kindness was the Cornerstone of the foundation in the healing process.

“This place saved my life”


Cornerstone Alumni

This place saved my life, the staff are some of the kindest most caring people I have ever met. I definitely struggled at first but once I gave the program my best effort some of the promises are already starting to happen. I am truly grateful for cornerstone healing center I still have a lot of work to do but I definitely learned how to forgive myself and how to love myself and how to be grateful in hard circumstances.

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How is Co-Occurring Disorder Diagnosed?

Diagnosing your co-occurring disorders involves a comprehensive assessment by our experienced mental health professionals. This process includes an evaluation of your medical history, symptoms, and the impact of both mental health and substance use disorders on your daily life. We use standardized tools and clinical interviews to ensure an accurate and thorough diagnosis. Our team will take the time to understand your unique experience with co-occurring disorders, answer your questions, and explain the diagnosis and treatment options available to you.

Meet our Arizona Virtual IOP team

Clinical Director of VIOP

Nate Bush, LCSW

Nate began his recovery journey on May 5, 2010. He enrolled at Central Arizona College in January 2013, later transferring to Arizona State University, where he graduated with a Master's in Social Work. He has been working in the Behavioral Health field since September 2013 and is now a Licensed Master Social Worker and the Clinical Director of Virtual IOP.

Director of Virtual IOP

Veronica Frash

Veronica began her recovery journey in 2012. She is driven to help those in recovery with love and compassion built from her experience in the community and her hospitality upbringing. In her role as Director of Virtual IOP, her goal is to bridge the gap of mental health care access in the rural areas of Arizona.

Clinical Outreach

Cameron Crane

Cameron Crane, a Clinical Outreach Specialist focusing on virtual services. With a Bachelor's in Communication and a Master's in Organizational Leadership, Cameron blends expertise in communication and leadership. Active in Arizona's recovery community, she is dedicated to supporting individuals' healing journeys. Outside of work, she enjoys time with their husband and two children.

Co-occurring disorders are caused by a combination of genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors. Substance use can exacerbate your existing mental health conditions, and mental health issues can increase your risk of substance abuse. Stressful life events, trauma, and a family history of mental health or substance use disorders also contribute to the development of co-occurring disorders in your case.

What Are the Symptoms Of Co-Occurring Disorders?

Symptoms of co-occurring disorders can vary widely, involving both mental health and substance use disorders. You may experience mood swings, anxiety, depression, and behaviors related to substance abuse. The combination of symptoms can complicate diagnosis and treatment, requiring integrated care to address both conditions effectively.

Treatment options for your co-occurring disorders may include integrated psychotherapy, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), which address both your mental health and substance use issues. Medications may be prescribed to manage your symptoms of both conditions. Support groups and lifestyle changes, such as improving your diet and exercise, can also benefit your recovery.

Integrated therapy is very effective in treating co-occurring disorders. By addressing both your mental health and substance use issues simultaneously, therapy can help you develop comprehensive coping strategies and improve your overall functioning. Combined with medication and support groups, therapy can significantly enhance your recovery outcomes and quality of life.

The VIOP offers you flexibility and accessibility, allowing you to receive treatment from the comfort of your home. The program includes virtual group therapy, individual counseling, and educational workshops, providing you with comprehensive care and a supportive community. The VIOP structure supports your regular engagement with treatment, fostering a consistent and effective therapeutic process.
Yes, transitioning from the VIOP to in-person therapy sessions is possible if you need it. This flexibility ensures that you can continue receiving care that best suits your changing needs. The transition process is designed to be seamless, maintaining continuity of care and support as you move from virtual to in-person sessions, ensuring that your treatment remains effective and tailored to your requirements.

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