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Recognizing Hidden Symptoms Of Depression in Men

According to the American Psychiatric Association, about 10% to 17% of American men will develop major depression at some point in their lives. But these numbers might not be telling the whole story. Recent research shows that men experience depression differently than women, which can leave them undiagnosed.  The DSM-5, the official manual that doctors … Continued

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What is rehab? Inside inpatient treatment.

What Is Rehab Really Like? Here’s What to Expect at an Inpatient Treatment Center

For many who suffer from addiction, entering rehab can be a daunting experience. Recovery not only takes the courage to admit a problem, but a willingness to trust in the help of others. If you’ve considered rehab but don’t quite know what to expect, this guide will help you understand what it’s like at an … Continued

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habits and mental health

5 Everyday Habits That Are Harming Your Mental Health

  After a year defined by a pandemic, job loss and isolation, the impact of COVID-19 on mental health has been clear. The CDC reports that more than 40% of Americans are struggling with mental health issues such as anxiety and depression, while rates of substance use disorders have skyrocketed. As people seek relief from a … Continued

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Outpatient Treatment

Outpatient Treatment for Addiction: What to Expect

For many people, starting addiction treatment is more complicated than deciding to stop using. Despite a strong desire to rebuild a healthy life, taking that first step can feel overwhelming. You may have work or family obligations. You might worry about inadequate insurance coverage. Even if you’re ready to get help, you might not be … Continued

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obsessive compulsive disorder

Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

A disorder as misunderstood as it is prevalent, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) affects about 1.2% of Americans every year. Depicted in TV shows like Monk and Friends as a quirky obsession with tidiness and order, OCD itself is no laughing matter.  Characterized by a cycle of distressing, intrusive thoughts that lead to compulsive behaviors or … Continued

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CORONA-19 and mental health

How to Avoid Letting COVID-19 Anxiety Affect Your Mental Health and Recovery

Entering its second year, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to pose unique challenges for individuals in substance abuse recovery. According to a Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll, 53% of people reported feeling stressed or anxious because of the pandemic in July, up from 32% in March. As we head further into uncertainty, mental health remains a … Continued

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5 Ways to Reset Your Mind for Recovery in 2021

Committing to recovery is a great first step toward a healthier life, but expecting overnight results can lead to disappointment. Here’s how to put yourself in the right frame of mind.   With the New Year comes the promise of a fresh start and a chance to reset your mind with healthier habits. If you … Continued

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The New Street Drugs You Need to Know in 2021

No matter how many new street drugs hit the market, it seems there’s always another on the horizon. Between semi-legal “supplements” and misused prescriptions, it’s not always easy to recognize a drug as dangerous. The COVID-19 pandemic has complicated the landscape as people look for an escape through anti-anxiety drugs. To help you stay informed, … Continued

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What Is Complex PTSD? The Impact of Long-Term Trauma

Until recently, mental health professionals have had just one diagnosis for victims of trauma, regardless of the circumstances or duration. Everything from natural disasters to human trafficking have fallen under the umbrella of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). But this mindset is starting to change. A growing number of experts now argue that the impact of … Continued

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