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3 Benefits of Individual Therapy for Addiction

Contrary to the beliefs of many, addiction recovery involves much more than detoxing from drugs or alcohol. The simple fact is that detox is the first step in the recovery process. Substance use and mental health disorders are diseases whose roots are commonly intertwined. Under particular circumstances, a mental health disorder can come to light…

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Long-Term Effects of Anxiety Disorders

We hear a lot about anxiety. That’s probably because anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorder in the United States, affecting nearly 40 million adults annually. Unfortunately, though anxiety disorders are highly treatable, estimates show that less than 40 percent of affected individuals seek help from an anxiety treatment program. That said, compared…

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Signs You Need Mental Health Treatment

Mental health encompasses our psychological, social, and emotional well-being. It affects our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and factors into how we relate to others, handle stressful situations, and make decisions. When our mental health suffers, it can negatively impact all areas of our lives. Mental health disorders are common, affecting millions of people every day.…

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Can Residential Treatment Help With Depression?

Depression is a mental health disorder that impacts the lives of millions of people throughout the world. It is also one of the most commonly misunderstood. The term “depressed” has become a blanket word used to describe any general feelings of sadness or disappointment. Because of this, the seriousness of true depression is often overlooked.…

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What to Expect in Bipolar Disorder Treatment

If you believe that you or a loved one might be struggling with bipolar disorder, it is important to seek professional help as soon as possible. Bipolar disorder is a lifelong condition but can be successfully treated to minimize symptoms, allowing people to live a quality life. Early diagnosis is important because when left untreated,…

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What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a form of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) originally developed in the late 1980s to treat borderline personality disorder better. Since then, it has been adapted to help treat several other mental health disorders and is commonly used to treat substance use disorders. DBT therapy places emphasis on the connection between social…

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What Happens During EMDR Therapy?

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy, referred to as EMDR therapy, is an interactive therapy used to heal from the psychological distress frequently associated with trauma and other negative life experiences. Originally developed in the 1980s to treat PTSD, EMDR has since gained worldwide recognition for its effectiveness and is now used in a wide…

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Ways Group Therapy Can Help You

Group therapy is a type of structured psychotherapy where one or more therapists work with several people simultaneously. Participants in group therapy share common challenges. Therapists guide the group to work through a particular theme in each session. Research shows that group therapy programs have proven to be equally effective as individual therapy programs and…