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Maintain Your Mental Health With Residential Treatment

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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A Day in the Life in a Residential Mental Health Treatment Center

Taking the step to receive treatment for a mental health issue can seem like a daunting challenge. One of the most common questions for people considering care at a residential mental health treatment center is, “what will day-to-day life look like while in treatment?” At Atlanta Center for Mental Health, each person’s experience will ultimately…

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Is a Residential Treatment Program Right for Me?

Mental health issues in adults are both common and treatable. But different people have diverse treatment needs. Symptoms can vary in severity, and some issues require more intensive treatment. If you or a loved one are struggling with a mental illness, or outpatient treatment has not been effective, it could be time to enter a…

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How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Promote Positive Thinking

A common misconception around mental health is that you need to be suffering from a diagnosed mental illness to benefit from therapy. While therapy is undoubtedly a central facet of dealing with mental illness, people seek out therapy for a wide variety of reasons, such as grief, trauma, or even simply the stress of daily…

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How to Get a Confirmed Depression Diagnosis

Many people live with symptoms of a mental illness. Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses, and many people require treatment to recover from it. If you think you might benefit from a depression treatment program, the first step might be getting a depression diagnosis. If you or someone you love require treatment…

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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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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…

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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…