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3 Benefits of a Women’s Mental Health Treatment Program

The decision to care for your mental health is a serious one. On average, people live with symptoms of their mental illness for 11 years before seeking help. This means that many people suffer unnecessarily for a very long time before getting support for their mental health issues. When someone decides to seek treatment, they…

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4 Characteristics to Look for in a Mental Health Treatment Center

Mental health is an important part of total wellness. Your mental health affects so many other parts of your life: your physical health, your financial health, your relationships, and your chance for a full, self-directed future. The decision to take care of your mental health can be life-changing. If you have been struggling with mental…

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Beginning Treatment During National Women’s Health Week

National Women’s Health Week starts on Mother’s Day every year. It is a time for women and those who care for them to focus on the health issues that affect women. Government and health organizations use this week to remind women to schedule important screenings, make healthy lifestyle changes, and work to eliminate harmful habits.…

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4 Benefits of a Residential Mental Health Treatment Program

Residential treatment is a core component of a mental health treatment program. It paves the road to a successful recovery by providing those who suffer from a mental health disorder with a daily schedule of therapy, counseling, activities, healthy meals, and time to rest and recharge. The structure and stability of this routine help restore…

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What Is the Best Form of Therapy?

If you are searching for an Atlanta therapist, you are not alone. Millions of people seek help from a trained medical professional every day for a broad range of mental health disorders. Are you looking for strategies and tools to help you manage and resolve your unhealthy behaviors and thoughts? Maybe you are not sure…

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How To Help a Loved One With Depression

Depression is a serious mental health disorder that, if left untreated, can lead to other mental disorders and physical challenges. While more than 17 million people in the United States are diagnosed as suffering from depression, many more have not sought help and treatment. Those closest to us often are the ones who are experiencing…

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How Can You Benefit from Mental Health Therapy?

Nearly one in every five adults suffers from mental health disorders like anxiety and depression. If you suffer, know that you are not alone, nor do you have to struggle alone. Help is available for you or a loved one to receive the mental health help needed to restore wellness, problem-solving skills, and self-esteem. Mental…

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What Are the Most Common Side Effects of Antidepressants?

Antidepressants are commonly prescribed to treat clinical depression. When combined with other forms of treatment such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, antidepressants have been found to reduce symptoms of mental illness effectively. As with many other medications, some patients may experience adverse side effects from taking antidepressant medication.  At the Atlanta Center for Mental Health, our trained…

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Celebrating the Importance of Self-Harm Awareness Month

Self-Harm Awareness Month is celebrated around the world in March. People of all races, genders, and ages engage in self-harm. There are nearly 2 million cases every year. Many of those who suffer do so in silence. However, relief and recovery are possible with the proper support, guidance, and therapeutic services like those offered at…