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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…

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When Is Residential Mental Health Treatment Necessary?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 15, 2021 Updated: July 26, 2021 According to estimates, nearly one in five adults in the United States is suffering from a mental health disorder at any given time. Of the millions affected, roughly half will never receive treatment. For those who seek treatment, the different levels…

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Benefits of Residential Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 10, 2021 Updated: July 28, 2021 Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental health disorder that usually manifests in early adulthood. People with borderline personality disorder have difficulty managing their behavior and emotions, which often results in significant impairment in their daily functioning. Individuals with BPD also…

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Overcoming Past Traumas Can Benefit Your Mental Health

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 7, 2021 Updated: July 28, 2021 Psychological and emotional trauma responds to an event that is very disturbing or stressful and challenges a person’s sense of security. During a traumatic event, the body’s natural defenses take over and create a stress reaction known as the fight or…

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Tips for Managing Your Anxiety

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 3, 2021 Updated: July 26, 2021 Anxiety is the body’s natural response to stress, and in normal doses, can be beneficial to our overall well-being. When anxiety is chronic or persistent, though, it is harmful to our mental and physical health. Every year, tens of millions of…

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What Does Treatment for Schizoaffective Disorder Look Like?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 1, 2021 Updated: July 26, 2021 Schizoaffective disorder is a relatively rare chronic mental health disorder affecting less than one percent of the population. Those affected exhibit symptoms similar to schizophrenia (hallucinations and delusions) and bipolar disorder (mania and depression), though not necessarily at the same time.…

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Signs I Could Benefit from Behavorial Therapy

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: July 18, 2021 Updated: June 23, 2021 Mental health therapy is a crucial part of the treatment of substance abuse and addiction. There are five broad types of psychotherapy: psychoanalysis and psychodynamic therapies; integrative or holistic therapy; humanistic therapy; cognitive therapy; and behavioral therapy. Each of these approaches…

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How CBT Can Aid Addiction Recovery

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: July 10, 2021 Updated: June 23, 2021 Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based talk therapy often used to treat substance abuse, addiction, and co-occurring mental health disorders. Evidence-based means that CBT is clinically proven to be effective. Many traditional therapies rely on the therapist-patient relationship to uncover past…