Symptoms of Anxiety

The Physical Symptoms of Anxiety

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: October 11, 2021 Updated: October 6, 2021 Studies show that millions of American adults will experience an anxiety disorder at some point, making them the most pervasive of all mental health disorders. We all experience feelings of anxiety, fear, and worry from time to time. For example, you…

Symptoms of Depression

The Physical Symptoms of Depression

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: October 9, 2021 Updated: October 6, 2021 Major depression is a severe mental health disorder marked by a perpetual depressed mood, diminished interest in activities, and impaired daily functioning. Treating depression involves a combination of psychotherapy and medications. Most people are aware of the emotional symptoms of depression,…

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Getting a Schizoaffective Disorder Diagnosis

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: September 18, 2021 Updated: September 8, 2021 Schizoaffective disorder is a mental health disorder characterized by a combination of schizophrenia symptoms and mood disorder symptoms. Schizoaffective disorder is divided into two categories based on the type of mood disorder involved: bipolar disorder type and depressive type. There is…

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Physical Effects of PTSD

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: September 10, 2021 Updated: September 8, 2021 Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a chronic mental health disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event. PTSD impacts millions of people every year. We are all different, so not everyone who shares the same…

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How a CBT Program Benefits Your Sobriety

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 30, 2021 Updated: July 26, 2021 Addiction is a complex disease that has a history rooted in stigma. Historically addiction has been viewed as a moral failing of people who actively chose to relinquish self-control. Thankfully, modern science and medical research have proven that addiction is a…

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How to Make a Relapse Prevention Plan

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 28, 2021 Updated: July 26, 2021 By general definition, relapse means to fall or slip back into a former state. Regarding addiction, relapse is a return to drug or alcohol use following a period of abstinence. For mental health, a relapse is the return of symptoms to…

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Benefits of EMDR Therapy for Past Traumas

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 26, 2021 Updated: July 26, 2021 Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy, EMDR, is a therapeutic process that helps people free themselves from the harmful memories, negative thoughts, and upsetting emotions connected to past trauma that hinder their ability to lead healthy, productive lives. EMDR is non-invasive,…

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How to Find Success in a 12-Step Program

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 23, 2021 Updated: July 26, 2021 The 12-step recovery model was initially developed and implemented by Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) as a fellowship whose goal was to help one another overcome addiction to alcohol. Since its inception, the 12-step model has become universally known and is the most…

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Treatment Centers Available for Depression and Self-Harm

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 20, 2021 Updated: July 26, 2021 Throughout the United States, millions of teens and young adults engage in acts of non-suicidal self-harm. The act of self-harming does not usually have a single cause. Instead, it is a maladaptive coping with overwhelming emotional pain, anger, frustration, or sadness.…

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How to Help Someone Who Is Self-Harming

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 19, 2021 Updated: July 26, 2021 Learning that a friend or family member is engaging in self-harm can be deeply upsetting. You may feel frightened for their safety and confused or angry about why they are doing this to themselves. For a long time, self-injurious behavior was…