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

Understanding the differences between a panic attack and an anxiety attack is critical in shaping the correct response to this common mental health condition. According to a recent study, finding the proper treatment from a residential anxiety treatment program or coping methods can be challenging when you don’t know what illness affects you. When you’re…

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Depression Can Trigger Your Addiction

Depression is a common and treatable mental health condition that affects millions of Americans annually. Regardless of the large number of people affected, depression remains vastly misunderstood, ignored, and stigmatized. Importantly, depression and addiction are often closely linked, and depression can trigger addiction. Whether your depression is caused by trauma, a substance abuse addiction, or…

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3 Signs of a Manic Episode from Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that involves severe fluctuations in a person’s mood, ranging from deep depression to an energetic, euphoric high. This euphoric high is typically referred to as mania. If you have bipolar disorder and remain in a manic state for an extended period, you may require mania and bipolar treatment…

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Where to Find a PTSD Support Group in Atlanta

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental health condition that generally arises after exposure to a particularly dangerous or stressful situation. This can result in lasting psychological effects that require dedicated mental health treatment. Fortunately, if you or a loved one has been affected by PTSD, you are far from alone. PTSD affects millions of…

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Alumni Programs Can Help Keep You on Track

Though choosing to access mental health treatment is an important step on the road to recovery, it is often only the first of many. At Atlanta Center for Mental Health, your recovery journey does not end the moment you leave residential treatment. Our dedicated team of professionals is committed to supporting your long-term mental health…

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3 Ways Group Therapy Can Provide Support

Millions of Americans live with a mental illness, yet many feel alone in their struggle. While loved ones may be supportive, it can be difficult for them to relate to your experiences personally. But while mental illness is often isolating, it doesn’t have to be. A group therapy program connects you to others struggling with…