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What to Expect in a Residential Psychotherapy Center

If you have been experiencing significant struggles with your mental health or are in the midst of a mental health crisis, residential psychiatric treatment can be an important part of your recovery. But while residential treatment provides the best possible foundation for long-term recovery, the decision to seek treatment can be intimidating and anxiety-inducing. Many…

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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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Is Inpatient Treatment for Anxiety Right for You?

Living with anxiety can be difficult and overwhelming at times. Though everyone experiences anxiety, those living with anxiety disorders experience it differently. Their anxiety can be debilitating and may last for long periods, incurring dramatic adverse effects on a person’s body. Fortunately, an anxiety treatment program can help. Inpatient anxiety treatment centers provide a safe…

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When Is Residential Depression Treatment Necessary?

Depression is an extremely common experience, but every person’s experience with depression is different. In some cases, depression is temporary and easily treatable, and in others, depression could require years of intensive therapy or medication. In either case, treatment is an essential first step to recovery. If your depression is severe, long-lasting, or treatment-resistant, a…

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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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Understanding How Dual Diagnosis Treatment Can Help You

Many people consider mental illness and drug addiction to be separate issues. However, current research demonstrates the importance of treating these mental health conditions together. People who struggle with substance use disorders may suffer from co-occurring mental illnesses. These may include depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. In some cases, a person’s underlying mental health disorders…