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How Mental Health Treatment Can Impact Veteran Suicide Rates

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: January 12, 2022 Updated: January 3, 2022 There are numerous reasons young Americans choose to enlist in the armed services, including a sense of patriotism, a family tradition of service, education opportunities, and financial incentives. Many recruits are high school graduates with limited options, and enlisting seems like…

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…

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Inclusive Rehab Center for the LGBTQ+ Community

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: October 13, 2021 Updated: September 7, 2023 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 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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Recognizing Suicide Prevention Day in September

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: September 20, 2021 Updated: September 8, 2021 September 10th has been recognized annually since 2003 as World Suicide Prevention Day. Founded by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) with endorsement from the World Health Organization (WHO), the main goal of this initiative is to promote worldwide awareness…

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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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Finding an EMDR Therapist Near Me

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: September 5, 2021 Updated: September 8, 2021 Eye movement reprocessing and desensitization (EMDR) is a powerful interactive therapy. It is highly effective in helping people recover from trauma and other distressing experiences that can lead to maladaptive behaviors, including substance abuse and addiction. EMDR was initially developed to…

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What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: May 25, 2021 Updated: April 26, 2021 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…