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What to Expect in Residential Mental Health Treatment

Mental illness is very common. About 20% of American adults will meet the criteria for a mental illness in any given year, and around half of all adults will experience a period of mental illness in their lifetime. The symptoms of mental illness can vary in severity, and there are many options and levels of…

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Adapting to Post-Pandemic Life With Social Anxiety

Most people can relate to the feeling of being anxious when meeting new people or feeling uncomfortable at a party or social event. You might remember feeling nervous when you needed to give a speech or speak in public. Feeling nervous or anxious in social situations is normal. There are very few people who feel…

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DBT Program Near Me

Used with medications, talk therapy is an effective tool to treat various mental health conditions, including anxiety, depression, PTSD, and eating disorders. There are many approaches and techniques used in talk therapy. One common form, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), is being used to help people overcome symptoms of common mental health conditions and help people…

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Finding a Mental Health Facility in Atlanta

Millions of Americans live with a diagnosable mental illness. Research suggests that about one in five adults will experience a mental health issue in any given year, and nearly half of all adults will struggle with their mental health at some point in their life. Since the needs of people vary, treatment for mental health…

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Anxiety Attack vs. Panic Attack: What’s the Difference?

Racing heart, sweaty palms, and an intense feeling of fear: you might recognize these common signs of anxiety or panic. Many people experience anxiety from time to time at various points in their lives. Some people experience panic. You might have heard people talking about anxiety attacks and panic attacks—but are they the same thing?…

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Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder and When to Seek Help

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that used to be called “manic depression.” Bipolar disorder generally involves fluctuations in a person’s mood, from depression to an elevated, euphoric high. There is no cure for bipolar disorder, but it can be managed and treated effectively by participating in a bipolar treatment program.  Understanding the symptoms…

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The Physical Effects of Depression on the Body?

Depression is one of the most common mental health issues in America. Research suggests that every year, about 17 million American adults will go through a period of depression. When you think about depression, you might think about someone who feels sad all the time or who cries frequently. Depression is more than just feeling…

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Are Residential Mental Health Treatment Centers Safe?

Millions of people require treatment for mental illness every year. There is a range of mental health conditions that each have their own spectrum of severity. Some people require outpatient treatment to manage the symptoms of their mental illness, and some need more intensive treatment, including participating in a residential mental health treatment program. Residential…

a woman enters dual diagnosis treatment

What to Expect in Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Many people who struggle with mental illness also have diagnosable substance abuse issues. When someone has both conditions, it is known as having a dual diagnosis. Often, people with a dual diagnosis are only treated for their substance abuse or addiction. If they do not get help for their mental illness, their symptoms may lead…