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The Importance of Mental Health Awareness Month

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: May 1, 2024 Updated: May 2, 2024 May has been recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States since 1949. This effort’s main goals are to educate the public about the wide-reaching impacts of mental illness and reduce the stigma associated with it. Organizations work together…

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4 Benefits of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: January 26, 2024 Updated: February 6, 2024 Cognitive-behavioral therapy, also referred to as CBT, is a popular evidence-based talk therapy frequently used in treating substance use disorders and various mental illnesses. Being evidence-based means that CBT has been clinically proven to be effective. Unlike more traditional therapies that…

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Can Residential Treatment Help With Depression?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: September 22, 2023 Updated: September 26, 2023 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…

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How To Overcome Trauma

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 31, 2023 Updated: August 11, 2023 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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How To Spot Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: December 27, 2021 Updated: April 4, 2022 Could you have a borderline personality disorder or BPD? It is a lesser-known and less common type of mental health condition, but it still impacts millions. BPD is a mental health issue that affects personal relationships and can make one’s work-life…

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How a CBT Program Benefits Your Sobriety

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 30, 2021 Updated: July 26, 2021 Addiction is a complex disease that has a history rooted in stigma. Historically addiction has been viewed as a moral failing of people who actively chose to relinquish self-control. Thankfully, modern science and medical research have proven that addiction is a…

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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…

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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.…