When someone receives a dual diagnosis, it is important to understand there are expert clinicians and specialized treatments out there to help you recover and get your life back. This guide will share everything there is to know about dual diagnosis, the treatment options pertaining to it, and how to seek out experts.
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What are Treatment Options for PTSD?
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a complex mental health condition. It was first diagnosed in war veterans decades ago, known as “shell shock.” As time went on, however, more was discovered about the disease.
Staying Sober Over the Summer
Staying sober can be difficult. Sobriety during the summer can be even more complicated. If you’re looking for a way to stay sober over the summer while still having something to do, read on.
BIPOC Mental Health Month
BIPOC Mental Health Month was created to spread awareness about the unique struggles faced by underrepresented people with mental health issues in the United States. Originally known as Minority Mental Health Month, it was renamed to bring attention to experiences within the BIPOC community.
Many of those dealing with mental health conditions feel isolated and alone. On the contrary, you are not alone, especially when you recognize the fact that 1 in every 8 people in the world lives with a mental disorder of some kind.
Effects of Screens on Mental Health
It goes without saying that our habits and behaviors can impact our mental health and well-being, which is why we must be so careful with how we spend our time. For example, various studies have found that too much screen time—whether it be scrolling on our phones or working at our desks—can be detrimental to our mental health, leading to an increase in negative feelings such as stress and anxiety.
Anxiety & Depression
Anxiety and depression are common experiences among people in the United States, for which there are many available treatment options.
PTSD and Mental Health
When it comes to looking after and understanding your mental health, there are many avenues to explore and learn about. As an individual, it is important to realize that there can be many contributing factors that will impact the condition of your overall mental health, and many conditions that can coexist. It is important to understand what these are so you can seek the right treatment and support.
Military and Mental Health
With May recognized as Military Appreciation Month, it’s an important time to reflect on the unique challenges that veterans of all ages face when transitioning from military service back into civilian life. This transition can be a difficult one for many veterans, who often struggle with mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Mental Health Awareness Month
Mental health awareness aims to recognize both the positive and negative impacts of mental health as a whole. Mental Health Awareness Month, observed every May, helps draw attention to mental health issues and provide support for those who need it. It is a time for everyone to be aware of the signs of poor mental health and take action to bolster their own well-being, as well as that of their family, friends, and colleagues.
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