Non-12 Step Programs

A Breakdown of 12 Step and Non-12 Step Programs

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: October 19, 2021 Updated: October 6, 2021 Perhaps the most well-known form of addiction and mental health treatment is the 12 step program. However, many people struggling with drug or alcohol addiction don’t really understand what 12 step programs are really about before they begin recovery. Often, individuals…

Ptsd Treatment

Treatment for Complex PTSD

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: October 17, 2021 Updated: October 6, 2021 Most people have heard of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but fewer are familiar with complex PTSD or C-PTSD. Complex PTSD is caused by chronic or prolonged trauma. Individuals with C-PTSD have the core symptoms of PTSD – re-experiencing, hyperarousal, and avoidance…

Bipolar Disorder Treatment

Quality Treatment for Manic Depression

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: October 15, 2021 Updated: October 6, 2021 Manic depression is the former term for bipolar disorder. The change was made in 1980 in the third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the industry standard for diagnosing mental health disorders. Manic depression was initially…

Inclusive Rehab Center

Inclusive Rehab Center for the LGBTQ+ Community

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: October 13, 2021 Updated: October 7, 2021 Rates of substance abuse, addiction, and co-occurring mental health disorders are disproportionately higher among people on the LGBTQ+ spectrum than in other sectors of society. Studies show that those who identify as LGBTQ+ are twice as likely as heterosexual or cisgender…

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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How Family Therapy Can Improve Relationships

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: September 21, 2021 Updated: September 8, 2021 Family therapy is a form of psychotherapy aimed at helping family members resolve conflict, improve communication, and better their overall relationships by identifying and addressing emotional, psychological, and behavioral problems. Addiction is considered a family disease because of the devastating effects…

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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…