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How to Tell Someone You Need Help

Nearly one in five American adults is suffering from a mental health disorder at any given time. Of the millions affected, almost half will never receive treatment. There is a strong link between mental health disorders and substance use disorders. Having both types of conditions simultaneously is referred to as a co-occurring disorder or a…

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What to Expect from Psychotherapy

If you are struggling with a mental health disorder, you’ve probably been recommended various forms of individual therapy. From cognitive therapies to group therapies, a broad range of treatments can aid you as you recover from a mental illness. So, what is psychotherapy, you may wonder. Psychotherapy is a popular therapy module that therapists use…

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Effective Ways of Communication for Someone With Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, depression, and anxiety are among the most common mental health conditions in the United States. Mental illness can impact every aspect of a person’s life, from physical and emotional health to their ability to function in daily life. It can also negatively impact their ability to communicate effectively when forming relationships or asking…

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Benefits of Individual Talk Therapy for Mental Health

Millions of people in the United States live with symptoms of a mental illness. Research shows that about one in five American adults will meet the criteria for a mental illness in a given year, and almost half will experience a mental illness in their lifetime. Mental illness is very common and treatable with medication…

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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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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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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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Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety and depression are among the most common mental issues affecting many people in the US today. These illnesses manifest as complicated functional and emotional conditions. As such, it’s essential to learn more about these disorders, including understanding whether they affect you and how to treat them with the help of a mental health treatment…