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What is Borderline Personality Disorder?
How to Talk to Your Loved Ones About Your Mental Health
The Unusual Challenge of Sleeping Under the Midnight Sun
What You Need to Know About Crisis Therapy
It May Be Time to Try Antidepressants If…
Giving Yourself Permission to Rest
What to Do When You Can’t Get Out of Bed
How to Love Your Changing Body in a Post-Quarantine World
How to Help a Loved One With Bipolar Disorder
National Cancer Survivors Day
Is Ketamine Therapy Depression's New Kryptonite?
Mental Health 101: Getting Back to the Basics
Fact or Myth? Debunking PTSD Misconceptions
8 Ways to Enhance Your Everyday Life in the Middle of a Pandemic
How Does Stress Manifest Itself?
How to Cope With Loss
Which Type of Bipolar Disorder Do I Have?
Resources for LGBTQ and Transgender Youth
The Different Types of Eating Disorders Explained
Overcoming Toxicity in a Relationship
How You Can Advocate For Mental Health in Your Community
Building Connections With Your Kids Through Common Interests
Everything You Need to Know About Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Assertive Communication: Learning How to Respectfully Say No
Attachment Styles: What is Yours and How Does it Impact Your Relationships?
Reducing the Stigma Behind Narcissistic Personality Disorder
The Winter Blues: Overcoming Seasonal Affective Disorder
Qualities to Look for in New Friends
Nutrition and Your Mental Health
Keeping Yourself Grounded Amid Anxiety
Four Simple Steps to Gain Self-Respect
What Is EMDR Therapy?
An Inside Look at Psychotic Disorders
How to Manage Your Time More Effectively
What Services Does Achieve Medical Center Offer?
Sustaining a Positive Mindset
Four Ways to Support Your Loved One Experiencing Depression
What Kind of Treatments Help PTSD?
Five Ways to Create Boundaries in Your Family
Dealing With Caregiver Burnout
Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Ten Ways to Overcome Loneliness While Being Single
Fighting the Stigmas of Borderline Personality Disorder
How Do I Take Care of My Mental Health While in College?
How to Cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder During an Alaskan Winter
Ways to Cope When a Loved One is Addicted
How Neurofeedback Therapy Helps to Manage Addiction
Exploring Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Therapy for Depression
The Importance of Good Nutrition for Mental and Physical Health
Risks of Developing a Substance Use Disorder
How Can Healthy Eating Benefit Your Mental Health?
Coping with Holiday Depression and Anxiety
Telemedicine for Mental Health Services
Genetic Testing for Mental Illnesses
Alternative Depression Treatments: TMS Therapy and Intranasal Spravato (Esketamine)
Supporting Veterans in Your Family With Mental Illness
Adolescent Behavioral and Mental Health
Talking to Your Teen About Mental Health
Your Brain Thrives on Positivity
Self-Sabotage: Why Teens Hurt Themselves
Medication Free: Personalized Mental Health Treatment
The Art of Aftercare
Keep In Touch: Ways to Protect Your Mental Health During COVID-19
Ending Alcohol and Substance Addiction Stigmatization
Thank a Veteran: Help With Mental Health
Those Left Behind: Survivors of Suicide
It’s Okay Not To Be Okay: Athletes and Mental Health
Binge Drinking: Do You Drink Too Much?
Why We Have Cravings and How To Control Them
Ways To Cope With Election Anxiety and Stress
Be Sensitive to Women With Breast Cancer
The Dangers of Teen Drinking on Halloween
Finding Spirituality in Organized Religion
When Entertainment Isn’t Entertaining: Mental Health Stigmas
What Are the Five Stages of Grief?

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What Are the Five Stages of Grief?

There are five stages of grief that are important to understand as you or your loved one heal through the grieving process. To learn more, call (858) 221-0344.

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Cyberbullying and Mental Health

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Cyberbullying and Mental Health

The increase in cyberbullying is due to the higher use of technology. It is important to talk to your child about cyberbullying and its effects. Call (858) 221-0344.

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The Effect of Loneliness

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The Effect of Loneliness

COVID-19 and quarantine has exacerbated individuals’ feelings of loneliness and even abandonment. To find ways to deal with loneliness, call (858) 221-0344.

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Celebrities with Mental Health Disorders

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Celebrities with Mental Health Disorders

Celebrities who have been open about their mental health diagnoses have helped humanize and de-stigmatize mental health disorders. Call (858) 221-0344.

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Positive Social Media Accounts to Follow

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Positive Social Media Accounts to Follow

Some social media sites can be negative. It is important to follow positive social media accounts that promote goodness, support, and kindness. Call (858) 221-0344.

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Inspirational Quotes For Stress and Depression

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Inspirational Quotes For Stress and Depression

For those of us dealing with stress or depression, it is important to have reminders to help us get through those difficult times. For more quotes, call (858) 221-0344.

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Ways to Rethink Stress

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Ways to Rethink Stress

Stress can be a positive experience if we can channel it to give us that extra push. But there is also negative stress. To learn more, contact us at (858) 221-0344.

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How Divorce Affects Children

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How Divorce Affects Children

Children's responses to divorce vary based on their age, gender, coping skills, and relationship with their parents. To learn more, call (858) 221-0344.

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Believe in Yourself: Words to Boost Self- Esteem

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Believe in Yourself: Words to Boost Self- Esteem

Self-esteem is what drives us to believe in ourselves. The confidence that we are worth something propels us to make healthy decisions, follow our dreams, reach our goals, and be a part of a healthy relationship. We thrive in our personal and professional lives when we are confident. A lack of confidence, or low self-esteem causes us to fall short of goals, have depression, or stay in abusive relationships. We want to avoid low self-esteem; unfortunately, outside factors influence our feelings.

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Tips to Help Avoid Relapse During Quarantine

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Tips to Help Avoid Relapse During Quarantine

Coronavirus and sheltering in place orders introduce new risks for those with addiction. Sheltering in place removes the safeguards taught in recovery. Isolation, anxiety, depression, and cravings can form the perfect storm for relapse while sheltering in place. The fear of an unknown and unseen virus that can kill induces feelings of loss of control and hopelessness.

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Understanding the Link Between Depression and Insomnia and How TMS Can Help

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Understanding the Link Between Depression and Insomnia and How TMS Can Help

Depression and insomnia are often related conditions. To better understand the link between depression and insomnia, let’s first examine each condition individually.

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What Is Psychiatric Medication Management?

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What Is Psychiatric Medication Management?

Psychiatric medication management, commonly referred to as psychopharmacology, helps people take a comprehensive and personalized approach to identify the right medications to address their mental health symptoms.

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Neurofeedback: How Optimizing Your Brain Can Help Treat Depression and Anxiety

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Neurofeedback: How Optimizing Your Brain Can Help Treat Depression and Anxiety

Neurofeedback, also referred to as electroencephalography (EEG) biofeedback, is a type of brainwave training used to teach the brain how to operate at its fullest capacity. Neurofeedback is sometimes mistaken as biofeedback; however, it is crucial to note the differences between biofeedback and neurofeedback.

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What Causes Panic Attacks and How to Manage Them

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What Causes Panic Attacks and How to Manage Them

Panic disorder is a type of anxiety disorder linked to ongoing panic attacks. It is more common in women than men, and people may start to experience panic disorder symptoms at a young age. Panic disorder sometimes makes it tough for people to engage with family members and friends. In extreme cases, panic disorder prevents people from leaving their homes.If you or someone you know is dealing with panic attacks or panic disorder, help is available. In fact, if you can identify the root cause of a panic attack or panic disorder, you can treat the issue and discover ways to prevent it from getting out of hand.

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Types of Psychotherapy and How They Help Manage Depression

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Types of Psychotherapy and How They Help Manage Depression

Psychotherapy, also referred to as “talk therapy,” often helps people cope with grief, sadness, and various complex emotions. It may be completed on its own or in conjunction with medications or other therapies. Additionally, psychotherapy may be used to treat depression and other mental health disorders.

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Group vs. Individual Therapy — Find the One That’s Right for You

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Group vs. Individual Therapy — Find the One That’s Right for You

When seeking treatment for an addiction, it’s important to find the right kind of program that suits each person. Not everyone will respond the same way to all kinds of therapies, and each person will have their preferences. The most common decision that someone has to make when going through recovery is deciding between an individual therapy or a group therapy program. Each therapy offers its own benefits, and it will be up to each person to decide where they want to begin their newfound sobriety.

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The Scientific Side of Addiction

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The Scientific Side of Addiction

Studies on the scientific side of addiction are still relatively new. Since the 1930s, many have believed addiction to drugs or alcohol to be a moral failing of some sort. It was something that someone wholly chose to do by themselves, and they could stop at any point if they wanted to. While it is now known that this is not the case in any way, many depictions of people suffering from addiction are still framed through this kind of mentality.

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Benefits of Group Therapy for Treating Anxiety and Depression

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Benefits of Group Therapy for Treating Anxiety and Depression

All humans go through some type of struggle. It’s inevitable, and it defines our species. We are tribalistic at heart and consistently want to be understood. We also desire being surrounded by people who are like us. Group therapy is a modern-day tribe that provides protection, perspective, support, and acceptance for all. Being in an environment where you can talk about your struggles with peers who understand, provide advice, and give you a shoulder to cry on can be immensely helpful in your journey.‍

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Addressing the Physical Symptoms of Mental Health

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Addressing the Physical Symptoms of Mental Health

Seeking aid for someone’s struggles with anxiety, depression, or other mental health complications is a step in vulnerability and hope. Beginning therapy requires an open, introspective mind that is willing to challenge its own beliefs and past conditioning — all in hopes of adjusting a person’s way of thinking to give them a more positive future. However, addressing someone’s mind is often only part of the equation. We must also focus on the physical body and the symptoms present that are intricately connected with our mental health.

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Depression: Much More Than Sadness

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Depression: Much More Than Sadness

For someone who has not experienced a depressive episode, it can be difficult to understand what exactly depression feels like. Depression is often thought of as being excessively sad. But that simple definition is a disservice to the many different components of depression, a mental health condition that affects over 18 million adults — or one in 10 — every year.

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How Anxiety Breeds A Fearful Mindset

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How Anxiety Breeds A Fearful Mindset

Anxiety is an affliction that can control someone’s perception of the world around them. Feelings of high anxiety can take seemingly safe, innocuous situations and present them to a person with a dangerous, threatening spin. The fear that anxiety can instill in a person often shapes how they view and address the world around them, even when not in a panicked state.

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What to Expect in Your First Therapy Appointment

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What to Expect in Your First Therapy Appointment

Fear of the unknown can be debilitating. The concern about how others may pass judgment prevents many people from making appointments with therapists. Overcoming the anticipation of calling, making an appointment, and sitting down with a therapist is easier when you know what to expect in your first appointment.

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Types of Psychotherapy and How They Help Manage Depression

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Types of Psychotherapy and How They Help Manage Depression

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Psychotherapy, also referred to as “talk therapy,” often helps people cope with grief, sadness, and various complex emotions. It may be completed on its own or in conjunction with medications or other therapies. Additionally, psychotherapy may be used to treat depression and other mental health disorders.

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