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Finding Veteran Mental Health Treatment in Florida

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: May 2, 2022 Updated: May 2, 2022 A life of service in the military puts individuals at greater risk for mental health disorders and co-occurring substance use disorders. Their jobs are often physically, emotionally, and mentally demanding, and they are frequently exposed to trauma with little to no…

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When to Seek Trauma Counseling

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: April 15, 2022 Updated: April 5, 2022 Traumatic events can follow you through your daily life if they are not properly processed. Many traumatic events occur daily, such as the grief of losing a loved one, experiencing a natural disaster, or being a victim of violence. Because these…

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Understanding the Connection Between Trauma and Mental Health

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: March 29, 2022 Updated: March 11, 2022 Psychological and emotional trauma is caused by extraordinarily stressful events that devastate your sense of safety and security, leaving you feeling helpless, vulnerable, and afraid. This type of trauma can result in upsetting memories that keep you in a state of…

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5 Causes of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: March 21, 2022 Updated: March 11, 2022 Defined as an event that threatens our sense of safety, whether real or perceived, a traumatic event can have a lasting emotional and psychological impact. It is normal to think, act, and feel differently following a traumatic event. For most, these…

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Veterans, VA Enrollment, and Community Resources

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: March 17, 2022 Updated: March 17, 2022 Why Veterans Should Enroll in the VA Healthcare System by Lisa Dean     Florida has consistently been one of the top three most populated states in the country consisting of nearly 1.5M Veterans. However, over half of the Veterans that…

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Can Yoga Therapy Treat Trauma?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: January 10, 2022 Updated: January 3, 2022 Yoga therapy utilizes yoga poses, breathing exercises, guided imagery, and meditation to improve physical, mental, and emotional health. The holistic nature of yoga encourages the integration of mind, body, and spirit. Yoga therapy incorporates elements of physical therapy and psychotherapy. A…

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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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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…