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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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What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is one of the most widely used evidence-based psychological treatments available. CBT focuses on identifying and combating unhealthy mental behavioral patterns and helping clients to increase their quality of life. It also has shown utility in a wide variety of cases, including severe mental illnesses, substance abuse problems, eating disorders, and family…

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Your Family History and Your Mental Health

Your family history can pose important effects on your mental health, effects that all too often go unacknowledged. As we learn more and more about mental illness, it has become increasingly clear that some mental health disorders could have a genetic component. In addition, a mental illness in a family member can create additional environmental…

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What Is the Best Form of Therapy?

If you are searching for an Atlanta therapist, you are not alone. Millions of people seek help from a trained medical professional every day for a broad range of mental health disorders. Are you looking for strategies and tools to help you manage and resolve your unhealthy behaviors and thoughts? Maybe you are not sure…

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How to Get Help When You Feel Alone

The internet undoubtedly makes it much easier to connect with people. Thanks to social media, many of our closest friends and family members are at our fingertips. Yet, despite this advantage of being able to connect easily with people anywhere around the world, many people in Atlanta still feel alone. Social distancing can present many…