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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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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Can Untreated PTSD Lead To Substance Addiction?

Life has a way of throwing the unexpected at every turn. It is expected that more than three-quarters of the population will suffer a traumatic event in their lifetime. For many, trauma is the catalyst for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A serious mental condition, PTSD manifests as severe anxiety and nightmares. If left untreated without…

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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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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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Myths And Facts About Bipolar Disorder

Recognizing bipolar disorder symptoms may help save the life of a loved one. This is one of the most misunderstood conditions, and, as such, it often remains diagnosed until it becomes out of control. Yet, bipolar disorder treatment is highly effective and may significantly improve your quality of life. Our team provides a comprehensive bipolar…