winter outdoor activities for mental health

Winter Outdoor Activities for Your Mental Health

The beauty of the great outdoors. As the light grows dim and the wind howls, winter for many people can bring sadness, loneliness, and depression. The shorter hours of daylight prevent many people from feeling the warm rays of the sun to energize them and nourish their bodies with a blast of mood-boosting Vitamin D.…

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Why Enter a Residential Mental Health Treatment Center?

Maintaining mental health is key to overall health, well-being, and enjoying life. Unfortunately, one in five people in the United States struggles with mental health issues, and even fewer seek treatment at a residential mental health treatment center. You may be thinking, “mental health is so important, why don’t more people seek treatment?” The answer…

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Benefits of Individual Therapy vs. Group Therapy

Each person’s mental health needs are different. That is why there are numerous types of therapy available. Each treatment method, including individual therapy and group therapy, is designed to address the specific needs a person has to help them overcome their challenges. At Atlanta Center for Mental Health in Georgia, we work closely with you…

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Free Mental Health Resources

As our world continues to deal with the pandemic and our country also faces economic uncertainty, among other issues, people everywhere are struggling with mental health issues. When dealing with any type of mental health crisis, whether acute or chronic, it’s critical to seek mental health treatment promptly. That way, your problem doesn’t worsen. Sometimes…

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Understanding the Levels of Mental Health Care

There are two main levels of mental health care: outpatient care and inpatient or residential care. Each category is broken down into sub-categories designed to meet the individual needs of each client. Mental health treatment centers often provide both types of mental health care to care for clients with a wide range of conditions. A mental health…

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How to Make Progress With Your Mental Health Condition

If you feel like you’re not making adequate progress overcoming a mental health disorder. You are not alone. Getting a mental health diagnosis is often the first step, but healing takes time, effort, and professional assistance. Caring for your mental health requires getting expert support and treatment. It also means striving to make progress with…

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How To Find The Best Medication Regimen For You

If you have a mental health disorder, your doctor might prescribe medications to ease your symptoms. However, the road to finding the best medication treatment program for your mental condition is often challenging. Other than the many confusing options available, medications vary in the time they take to be effective. Before deciding on the ideal…