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Residential Treatment an Alternative to Psych Ward

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When someone you love experiences a serious mental health crisis it may be difficult to know which treatment setting is right for their psychological needs. Family members want to ensure that their loved one receives the very best of care, although…
Medication for Severe Anxiety

Medication for Severe Anxiety

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Life’s daily demands can sometimes be overwhelming, quickly ratcheting up our anxiety levels. Worries about everyday stressors, like finances, parenting issues, work-related problems, and family strife can leave us feeling perpetually anxious.…
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Medical Leave for Depression

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When a serious mental health disorder such as major depressive disorder has led to impairment, the ability to function on the job is significantly hindered. Depression can cause debilitating symptoms that interfere with cognitive and physical…
holistic mental health

Benefits of Holistic Approach to Mental Health

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The pathway to mental health recovery is not all that clear cut. Timeworn treatment methods still dominate the landscape of psychiatry, and for good reason. These are the evidence-based approaches that have withstood the scrutiny of clinical…
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Increasing Mental Health Awareness

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If there has been one defining event that has catapulted mental health awareness to the forefront it is the pandemic. The Covid-19 quarantine has been the great equalizer, plunging us all into varying states of mental distress during coronavirus.…
Severe and Persistent Mental Illness

Severe and Persistent Mental Illness

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While millions of U.S. adults are impacted by a mental health disorder each year, those with a severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) represent about 2.8% of the population. A severe and persistent mental illness includes such disorders…
mental health during coronavirus

Protecting Your Mental Health During Coronavirus

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The effects of the coronavirus outbreak have reached all corners of our daily lives. One look at your Twitter feed and you will likely spot lots of tweets from people stating they are having trouble sleeping lately, or are feeling “off,”…
Refusing to Take Medication

Refusing to Take Medication for Mental Health Conditions

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Treatment noncompliance, or refusing to take medication for a mental health disorder, can pose serious risks to the individual and even those around them. Depending on the specific mental health condition, refusal to comply with treatment may…
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What Are Anxiety Recovery Retreats?

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Anxiety is on a rampage. In fact, anxiety disorders top the list of mental health disorders and impacts over 40 million Americans, or about 18.1% of adults each year. A poll, conducted by the American Psychiatric Association in 2017, found that…
Inpatient BPD Treatment Centers

Inpatient BPD Treatment Centers

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Suffering from a Common Personality Disorder: BPD Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a complex mental health challenge that will typically emerge by early adulthood. Impulsivity, unstable personal relationships, self-image disturbance,…