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06
May

Identifying Emotional Triggers and What They Mean

Have you ever had an instance where you are in a great mood until you encounter something—or someone—that makes you react emotionally? Perhaps it is a reminder of a traumatic event that happened in the past, or maybe it is an object that makes you feel irrationally upset. These are called emotional triggers, and they...
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08
Apr

How to Hold a Mental Health Intervention That Works

Watching someone you care about struggle with an untreated mental illness can be hard, especially if they don’t see a problem. While nobody is sure of how to prevent mental illness, there are several different types of interventions that can help an individual in a mental health crisis. Today, we’re going to look at some...
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14
Jan

Improving Your Mental Health and Wellness in 2021

Mental health and wellness are things that often fall to the wayside in busy lives. But leaving your mental health as an afterthought can actually have a significant and even dangerous impact on your life. If you are looking to feel better, live safely, and find happiness in 2021, improving your mental health and wellness...
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19
Nov

Holiday Mental Health Check: Keeping the Holidays Happy

With the holidays right around the corner, a mental health check should be a high priority item on your to-do list. Between the normal holiday stress and additional pressure from the coronavirus pandemic, the winter months will be hard for a lot of people. Whether you have a mental health condition or not, a mental...
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11
Sep

Common Dissociative Disorders and How to Get Help

Dissociative disorders aren’t that common. Only about two percent of adults meet the criteria to be diagnosed with a full-blown disorder. However, for people who are affected, identifying symptoms and getting treatment are crucial. Sadly, this process can be tricky. That’s because as much as 75 percent of people experience at least one dissociative episode...
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30
Jul

Why Is Mental Health Important? How to Get Help

Why is mental health important? This is a smart question to ask in today’s world where mental health is becoming more prominent, but there is still a stigma associated with mental illness. Mental health is something you can’t see, and it’s easy to think you simply need to suck it up and get over it....
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21
Feb

Baton Rouge and Mental Health: The Hidden Relationship

From family problems and stress at work to technology and social media, there is no shortage of things in our lives that can cause or worsen a mental illness. Even so, sometimes you have to look past what’s happening to you and start looking at what’s around you instead. Where you live is such an...
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13
Jan

The Surprising History of Mental Illness Treatment

Our approach to mental illness treatment has radically changed throughout time. Some of the methods to treat mental illness from the middle ages up to the 20th century might even shock you. This article details the surprising history of mental illness treatment. It also covers how our care options differ in the present day. The...
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21
Nov

What Are Your Behavioral Health Service Options?

Colloquially, behavioral health is just another way of referring to mental health. Many mental health professionals prefer using this term, though, because it talks about mental health issues in a more inclusive way. Behavioral health stresses a more holistic view of mental illness and addiction. A doctor who focuses on behavioral health will most likely...
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13
Nov

The Best Group Therapy Activities For Mental Health

Dealing with mental health issues can often feel like an isolating task. Many patients worry that they will have to face the challenge alone. But with group therapy activities, patients can find a sense of belonging in the journey toward recovery. This article will outline some of the best group therapy activities they can participate...
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