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The Benefits of an Evening Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) to Treat Mental Illness

February 2nd, 2023 - Read more

Inpatient treatment is often considered the gold-standard when it comes to recovery from mental illness. However, many people struggle with the idea of staying in an institution and prefer a more flexible approach to treatment. If this resonates with you, an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) may be the solution you need. One type of IOP …

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The Best Inpatient Centers for Mental Health Treatment in California

December 4th, 2022 - Read more

Mental health disorders are extremely common. About one in every five Americans suffers from some form of mental illness. As such, cutting-edge treatment of mental health disorders is crucial. Most people suffering from mental illness will go to a psychiatrist. They will receive a prescription for medication and start therapy. For millions of people, this …

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When Should You Get Admitted Into A Psychiatric Ward?

March 25th, 2021 - Read more

Are you wondering whether you should get admitted into a psychiatric ward? While you may be experiencing severe depression or other mood disorders, a psychiatric ward might seem like a last resort. How do you know when it’s time to apply for admission? A week ago, I advised a man to get admitted into a …

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The Cold Dark Winters Effect on Mental Health

December 13th, 2019 - Read more

After the hustle and bustle of the holidays are over and that December buzzing energy winds down, many come to the realization of the cold winter ahead. The “most wonderful time of the year” turns into a drearier time for a lot of people. Most places experience a change in temperature or weather patterns and …

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Cosmetic Surgery and Mental Health

November 21st, 2019 - Read more

The rates of cosmetic surgery have skyrocketed within the last couple years. From full body reconstructive surgery to the minimally invasive procedures like facial fillers or noninvasive fat reduction, more people are going under the knife or in some cases the needle. According to Eurekalert.org, there were nearly a quarter million more cosmetic procedures performed …

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All About EMDR

October 24th, 2019 - Read more

What Is EMDR Considered a relatively new treatment, EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing and is used in psychotherapy. Simply put, during an EMDR therapy session, a trained therapist will ask the patient to recall a traumatic event and wave their finger side to side, mimicking what naturally occurs during dreaming. Other methods …

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Mental Health Crisis – When to Get Help and Where to Go

August 10th, 2019 - Read more

Our mental health can constantly be in flux as a result of our current circumstances, stress levels and the people around us. Feelings of sadness, anxiety, anger or other problems can seem to come and go so it can be difficult in some cases to identify when is the right moment to get help. Persistent …

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Dealing with Self Harm as an Adult

January 19th, 2019 - Read more

Most people associate self-harm with troubled teens and young people who are dealing with depression. Although teens often represent the majority of people who have self-harm issues, there are plenty of adults who are also struggling with the problem. Self-harm is a devastating mental health issue that can affect any age, gender and people from …

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Personal Empowerment as a Prevention Strategy

August 15th, 2018 - Read more

When it comes to your health, taking matters into your own hands can sometimes be the best method for preventing issues such as substance abuse and physical or mental health problems. Personal empowerment means doing what you can to stay healthy and being more aware of what you need for self-care and prevention. Although there …

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What is Hypomania?

June 12th, 2018 - Read more

People that suffer from bipolar disorder tend to experience extreme mood swings that range from depression to mania. There are different types of mania that can occur with bipolar disorder and some individuals may have a lesser form of mania known as hypomania. Other disorders can also include periods or symptoms of hypomania such as …

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