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Overcoming Anxiety While Staying Sober

Millions of people around the world suffer from an anxiety disorder. For many, it prevents them from living life to the fullest, and recovery may seem impossible. It is very common for sufferers in their desperation to overcome their symptoms through self-medicating with drugs or alcohol, or both. This behavior can quickly lead to addiction…

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How Depression and Anxiety Affect Your Physical Health 

Mental health disorders can impact every facet of your life. Physical and mental health often go hand-in-hand. If you don’t seek out the right type of mental health treatment for your disorder, it could mean you’re putting your overall health and happiness on the line. At Atlanta Center for Mental Health, we offer anxiety treatment…

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Looking For Support During The Holidays

As the holidays are approaching, some people struggle hard to cope with overwhelming emotions. There are various reasons why people may feel more emotional during the holidays. Some people who have mental health challenges may feel down during the holiday. Others suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which makes it harder to deal with the…

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How Much Does Exercise Improve Your Mental Health?

Most people exercise to stay physically fit and maintain a high level of energy. However, there is also a clear correlation between exercise and mental health. Exercise releases endorphins, which are neurotransmitters that boost your mood and give you an overall sense of wellness. For this reason, residential mental health treatment centers offer exercise therapy in GA.…

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How to Adjust to the New Normal

Whether you are thinking about getting help for addiction, going through rehab, or have completed your substance abuse treatment program, adjusting to the new normal presents unique challenges to recovery. Isolation, stress, unemployment, and uncertainty are all triggers that can cause you to relapse at any moment. Furthermore, on-site addiction treatment may not be accessible due…

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Small Ways You Can Ease Your Anxiety

Anxiety is the mind’s natural response to danger or uncertainty. Some anxiety is healthy and even necessary. It signals you to act in stressful situations. However, too much anxiety can paralyze you emotionally and keep you from solving problems. It can lead to isolation, fear, chronic pain, emotional outbursts, and addiction. In addition to seeking…